Did you know that Tonal Contrast is not only present in black and white but in color photos as well? It’s really about highlights and shadows or blacks and whites. Our ability to perceive these differences in tone is why we can recognize shapes and lines.
Images with High Tonal Contrast are primarily light and dark elements with a sharp difference between them. They are dramatic and strong.
Drama? Did someone say drama? Yes as you might’ve noticed, I do enjoy a bit of drama in my images; therefore, I couldn’t resist capturing these big, billowy clouds for this example. Usually we don’t get these kinds of clouds until springtime so I’ve been a happy camper with all the opportunity for interesting skies.