You’ve probably noticed that a lot of street photography is presented in high contrast monochrome, but have you ever stopped to wonder why?
It’s now pretty much an accepted ‘street photography look’, but what are its origins? How and why did this look become a thing?
Dmitri Tcherbadji has a theory. It goes back decades, and stems from film photographers having to overcome a technical issue with their gear. Come read and learn what that is.