Black & White Photo #1: A lifeboat on the Cutty Sark

Charly over at PODCast has started a new Linky for Black and White photographs - see Black and White Photography Project Week 1 if you like black and white photography why don't you link up too?  There's also tips on how to improve your black and white photographs...  

The one that resonated for me was to see the world in shades of grey when composing a shot. In preparation for this #bwphotoproject I scanned my digital photo archives and found a few that I'll use over the next few weeks.  Hopefully I'll supplement these with some newer shots where I've planned a black and white outcome.

This week I've chosen a lifeboat from the Cutty Sark, here in Greenwich:

Somehow in black and white there's a clarity that's not there in colour, if you know what I mean?