This forum is exclusively for enthusiasts of black and white photography. Shooting in black-and-white simply adds a timeless appeal to any photo. The rich tonality and the unique palette often create a different texture for any photo, presenting an otherworldly appeal for your images.
This technique can actually make any photo better. We live in a world of color, but black and white photography stretches the way you see the world. This photography is often associated to elegance. It’s the way they’ve always shot photos in the past. It kind of gives you that connection to the early roots of photography.
Our eyes are used to color. So, when it comes to black and white photography, you better train your eyes to see the world in tones of gray. It takes time and practice to develop an eye for to shoot this kind of photography. The best black and white photos are those that maximize the differences between elements in a scene that makes good use of shapes, textures, lines, and lighting. Connect with your fellow photographers, as you help each other see the world in shades of gray, feel free to comment, to post questions, and to share your best B&W photos.