Black and white images melt my heart. When I transform a photograph from color to black and white it instantly adds an air of nostalgia, a sentimental and romantic feeling. If that image already has more of a hard edge it makes it even grittier.
Classic beauty and love are only enhanced by black and white. When the image is transformed I cannot help but think of all those images from across the span of time that feature a passionate kiss, a family dinner, or a sweeping mountain side. Black and white, for me, brings back so many memories of sheer beauty.