It’s true. Nothing makes a color image “pop” like a black matrix or background. If you don’t believe me, try previewing WordPress’s newest theme, “Piano Black,” on your WP blog. Color images are absolutely scintillating. The problem is, so is the text. And scintillating text is harder to read. Well, it is for me anyway. Maybe because I was taught that many years ago and now my mind perceives text that way.
My preferences aside, I know WordPress bloggers love their black themes, and Piano Black looks like a winner. Who knows, after further consideration, I might even adopt it myself.