In this age of highly saturated, full-color imagery, it is refreshing to see the timeless, muted tones of a monochrome image. The starkness of winter lends itself to shades of gray. By using black-and-white, Vadim Krisyan focuses his viewers on shape, light, and subject. Undistracted by color, the eye can take in a scene in a wholly different way. This is especially appropriate when looking at an image of von Brandenburg’s video installation, Shadowplay.
See more of Krisyan’s images of the High Line here, all poetically simplified by the use of a black-and-white lens.
View more of the beautiful work of other visitors and High Line Photographers – and share your own – in the High Line Flickr Pool.