Black & White Photography: Graffiti and lock
I came across a building with graffiti which caught my eye. It felt abandoned, sad and a bit lonely. I decided to take a wide angled shot to feature the property and the desolate vibe. There was a dumpster close to the property. I found the shapes interesting and chose to take a close up shot of the lock.
I took these photos using my Samsung Galaxy S3. I wanted the sad and lonely vibe to translate in the photos. I converted the images to black and white to place the focus on the shapes, shadows and tones. These elements help shape the mood, feeling and vibe of a photo.
Cameras on phones have really advanced and you can take some really good photos.