Black-and-white or color? Picture editors and photographers alike often ponder that question and ultimate decision. When a picture has striking graphic lines that create direction and movement within a frame, combined with overall monotone qualities, it's natural for the visually-minded to imagine what the image would look like in black or color. It's a fun exercise when many subjective opinions are taken into account. We'd thought you'd like to get in on the action too! Which do you prefer? Black and white or color? Place your vote below, and feel free to leave comments too.
Photos by Times staff photographer Skip O'Rourke
Times staff writer Tim Rozgonyi contributed to this report.