black-and-white


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black-and-white

1. 
a. a photograph, picture, sketch, etc., in black, white, and shades of grey rather than in colour
b. (as modifier): black-and-white film
2. the neutral tones of black, white, and intermediate shades of grey
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The black-and-white version adequately documents his appearance, but does not equal the color print in communicating the point I was trying to emphasize.
Three still photographs (black-and-white, like the film itself) mark a humble start for a work that becomes almost dizzying in its visual, cultural and filmic reference points.
In contrast, the reason for Hopkins's black-and-white characters is far from mysterious, testifying to the history of power relations between the races and the sexes.