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I haven't experimented much with black & white photography in the past, but it's always a style I've been drawn to. Cities lend themselves nicely to these types of shots with their clean lines and interesting architectural details.

Black & white can also be a nice alternative when the light isn't ideal. Let's face it, the conditions aren't always going to be perfect. Would I have liked glowing clouds bursting with sun beams and maybe a rainbow or two? Of course. But when you're on vacation, on a limited schedule in an unfamiliar place, you have to make the best of what card you're dealt. In this case, the clouds had swallowed up a lot of that great light from my previous shot so I went to plan B.

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