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Put a Filter on It: Black and White

December  5, 2014

It's no secret -- we love a good 'gram. Here, we'll be posting our favorite Instagrams from the food world, on a different theme each week.

Today: Color can be overwhelming. Let's return to black and white (if only for a week).  

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At Food52, we are not afraid of color; we love the color of kale so much, in fact, that we designed our logo around it. But when the world gets to be too much -- when piles of shiny gifts and brightly-iced cookies kaleidoscope into a world that looks like Times Square after nightfall -- we need a change of pace.

In black and white, swirl frostings are dramatic (exhibit A: this photo from jelitodeleon), stand mixers are monumental, and tea pots become crystal balls. Take off your rose-colored glasses and put on a pair of black and white shades instead. Then share your photo with us.

We want your 'grams! Follow us, then tag your black and white photos with #f52grams -- we'll repost our favorites. 

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Sarah Jampel

Written by: Sarah Jampel

A (former) student of English, a lover of raisins, a user of comma splices. My spirit animal is an eggplant. I'm probably the person who picked all of the cookie dough out of the cookie dough ice cream. For that, I'm sorry.

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Ellen G. December 7, 2014
Nice photograph. Oddly, not black and white.