Can anyone explain why most of the "candid" shots in this thread are "black and white"?
I prefer B&W for candids too. When I see B&W, it gives me a feeling of nostalgia. That feeling with a candid photo helps me to connect with the emotion in the photo. I wasn't around during film or B&W days, but that's just how I see it.
To me, color does detract from the emotion in the photo. It's been scientifically proven that certain colors evoke different emotions. Like Yellow evokes happiness, Blue is calming, and B&W evokes nostalgia.