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WordPress Photo Challenge: Everyday Life (plus, a quiz)

I posted this photo yesterday, but in full color.  My question to you is:  which looks better?  Yesterday in color?  Or today’s in black and white?

Btw, this is the life I’ve come to accept as my everyday life here in Jakarta.  I had no expectations when I moved here, but I’ve found a routine that seems to work well enough and shows me scenes like this on my commute to and from my school.

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12 responses

  1. This one is dramatic as one expects from black and white, but yesterday’s gives me the impression what Jakarta is – colourful!

    September 15, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    • Thanks for the feedback.

      September 15, 2012 at 4:23 pm

  2. I like it more in black and white.

    September 15, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    • Why’s that, I wonder?

      September 15, 2012 at 6:57 pm

      • Can’t really tell you any logical reason, may be I get distracted by the colours, in black and white the objects seem more sharp to me which affects more my perception.

        September 15, 2012 at 7:13 pm

      • I totally agree. It’s why I like shooting in b&w. Thanks for checking in.

        September 15, 2012 at 7:21 pm

  3. Way beeter in B&W; more…mysterious.

    September 15, 2012 at 8:27 pm

  4. that is an awesome black and white…

    September 15, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    • Thanks so much. I’m blushing over here.

      September 15, 2012 at 9:51 pm

  5. Definitely the one in colour looks better! Shows the colour of Jakarta 🙂

    September 16, 2012 at 12:19 pm

  6. I think the B&W is somehow clearer. The shapes and lighting work for themselves – I found the colour one, though good, distracting.

    September 17, 2012 at 10:40 pm