'Fifty shades' celebrates black and white photography


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  • A photograph by Linda Bock-Hinger



— The Highlands Photography Guild is presenting “Fifty Shades of Grey,” an exhibition by award-winning international photographer, Linda Bock-Hinger. Her black and white photographs artistically combine the classic with the contemporary and bring an elegant quality to fine art photography.

If you go

What: “Fifty Shades of Grey”
When: Opening reception: 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, exhibit continues each Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (until 5 p.m. on Sundays) through Sept. 12
Where: The Highlands Photographic Guild, 224 Broad St. (Wells Fargo Bank Building)
More information: highlandsphotoguild.com or 570-296-2440

Black-and-white is timeless, but more than that, it transcends reality and transforms an image into a realm that is neither abstraction nor reality. Black-and-white images combine black and white in a continuum producing shades of grey.

“Without the distractions of color, the image asks each viewer to see and understand the uniqueness of the subject," Bock-Hinger said. "It allows you, the viewer, to focus on form, texture, shape, composition and emotion.”

Bock-Hinger’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions, juried art and photography shows, public buildings and museums. Her international photographs have won many awards and prizes. She also teaches photography.

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