I adore black and white photography. There is such an innocence to it that covers all of the colorful flaws of a colored image. The asymmetrical line that is created in this image by the boats sail and water reflection is what caught my eye.
I think this image stands out due to the leading lines and the cross pattern between the rail lines. I feel that it also stands out because the lines start to disappear as they get further away. I think the dusk lighting also adds to the image with soft l
Makoto Aida, Azemichi (a path between rice fields) Japanese mineral pigment, acrylic on Japanese paper, 73 x 52 cm. Collection of Toyota Municipal Museum of Art; courtesy Mizuma Art Gallery Feels Vauguely creepy - Japanese as opposed to American Gothic?