Convert to Black and White

Convert to Black and White

bwPhoto.rb

Today most computer monitors are compared by how many colors they can display. Television screens can display almost 100 percent of all the colors a human eye can perceive. Yet, with all the colors in the world, black-and-white photography still captures beauty like nothing else. This script is awesome.

A year ago, I had some of my orchid photographs on display in an art gallery in Alexandria, Virginia. One of the photographs was of a very ugly blossom, a sort of cream with muddled brown spots. It wasn't the vibrant fuchsia nor the angelic white most commonly associated with orchids. However, when the flower was converted to black and white, it showed itself to be a rare beauty. Now ...

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