We interrupt this longwood recap to share some lightroom fun. I rarely (if ever) make flower photos into black and white, but while I was playing with this one I realized it would make a great example of what a difference the black and white sliders can make in lightroom.
Here is the edited color image
And without playing with the sliders
Looks kind of flat and boring to me, even though the histogram is well spread across the tonal range.
and playing around with the sliders
It looks very different.