National Geographic : 2010 Jul
• YOURSHOT|ngm.com/yourshot Compare and Contrast Color is great, but don't forget about black and white. Nearly any kind of image---whether it's an unusual street scene or wave-lashed rocks in a violent storm---can gain subtlety and depth in monochrome. So give B&W a shot, then send your best to us. Every month this page features two photographs: one chosen by our editors, one chosen by our readers via online voting. For more information, go to ngm.com/yourshot. READERS' CHOICE EDITORS' CHOICE Luis Zilhão Neuberg, Germany Visiting Cuba, the 41-year-old Zilhão hoped to "meet ordinary Cubans and get into their way of life." He got his wish while chatting with locals in the town of Trinidad---except the ordinary became extraordinary when "a man came along with a huge pig on a rope!" Tom Henry Minneapolis, Minnesota "Maybe twice a year Lake Superior gets this wild," says Henry, 54, who documented big waves on Minnesota's North Shore. "I had to run away from a few in the time it took to capture this image."