Kolkata, India, still popularly called Calcutta, even by the locals, is little changed since British rule.
This city of 15 million is a place of sensory overload. The sights, sounds, smells, and tastes can be confounding at times. The vibrancy of color in Kolkata can actually be distracting. The subtlety of light and texture can be lost. Black and white photography can add a sense of timelessness and mystery. It can provide starker contrasts, a purer image.
With that in mind, here are a few images of Kolkata life in black and white
Thanks Jake for this weeks Sunday Post: Blank and White.