The Digital Design Den has black and white photography as the technique for the month in their Focus on Photography challenge. I had to try this so I took some photos of sea shells and combined one of them with an older photo we took of the ocean. I wasn't sure what to expect as I really like color, but it turned out better than I expected. And in the process, I figured out how to use and process camera RAW files.
The black and white version:
And the color version:
I can't make up my mind which I like the best, so I'm going to print them both. LOL