One of the great things about digital photography is the endless forms of creative output you can produce with your pictures. And the question inevitably comes up whether one should shoot in Black and White or convert my Colored shots later into Black and White (Sepia,etc.). And here's my answer: I always shoot in Color first, then decide later if I wish to change them to B&W. 2 previous images of mine that I posted in our blog post on portraits (my grandson Roman & my dog Princess) were first color shots that I later changed to B&W for dramatic effect. When you shoot in color, you allow yourself the choice of changing it in any manner you wish, but if you shoot in B&W or Sepia, you lose the natural color palette that was once in the shot, and it is not recoverable, thereby restricting full creative control of the picture.

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