Zenfolio | inthelens.com Photography by Bill Birkemeier | The Outer Banks in B&W
40 photos

I've been having fun experimenting with monochrome images and exploring the variation in tonality, texture, and contrast that working in Black & White allows. Included in this gallery are some of my favorites - and they all look good in print.
Sunlit grasses and long shadows on Jockey's Ridge (B&W)Currituck Sound Sunset, Corolla, NC (B&W)Shipwreck remains under a stormy sky (vertical, B&W)Jockey's Ridge at Sunrise (B&W)Two delicate Scented Pond Lilies (vertical, B&W)Waves & Sky Meet at the Horizon, Kitty Hawk, NC (B&W)Sanderling feeding on the beach (B&W)Sunrays and Sea Oats, Ocracoke, NC (B&W)Sand grains fly over a Keyhole Sand Dollar, a beach comber's treasure.The sun sets over a tranquil Silver Lake harbor, Ocracoke, NC (B&W)Sunrise over the Roanoke Island Marsh Game Land (B&W)The sun bursts through the clouds in Kitty Hawk (B&W)Storm waves and sky combine in Kitty Hawk, NC (B&W)Whelk shells cap the fence at the abandoned Coast Guard station on Cape Lookout, NC (B&W)A collection of Outer Banks Shells (B&W)Ocracoke Driftwood (B&W)Early morning footprints, Kitty Hawk, NC (B&W)Spectacular Sunrise, Kitty Hawk, NC (B&W)Strong timbers, all that remain of a wooden schooner, Hatteras Beach, NC (B&W)Sportfishing boats at dawn in Oregon Inlet Marina (B&W)