Sunday, October 14, 2007


Firefighting demonstration
Bellport Fire Dept.
Bellport, Long Island, N.Y.


YourFireAnt said...

Wonderful shot, Michael. I think fire is even more impressive in black & white than in color. Don't you.


Michael said...

Hi FA. Thanks!

I think most things are more impressive in black and white than in color.

In the color version of this shot, the angry yellow-orange flames really jump out at you. It was a tough decision to render this photo in black and white. As a monochrome, I think the viewer's eye can take in more of the scene as a whole, whereas in color the flames really dominate the shot at the expense of the firefighters.