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10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by Brian Carson on Flickr

There’s something about a black and white photograph that gives it the ability to stand out. Perhaps it’s the contrast of shades that catches your eye.  Or perhaps it’s because of a greater emphasis on composition, lighting, perspective, and subject. Either way, it’s a classic style of photography that’s still going strong today.

Looking for some tips on how to improve your black and white photography skills? Head on over to the Digital Photography School and check out this great article by Darren Rowse. He touches on five helpful tips which include shooting in raw, shooting in color, lowering your ISO, the best times to shoot, and finally how to perfect your composition.

Before you head out to capture some awesome black and white shots of your own, we’ve rounded up 10 great examples for you. We hope they help stir up some postitive inspiration, and get those creative ideas flowing. Enjoy!

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10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by dogwatcher on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by Mark Stevens on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by Nick Page on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by Dino Abatzidis on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by Mark Stevens on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by carlos on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by Adam Baker on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by FLEE on Flickr

10 Great Ideas for Striking Black and White Photography

Image by Marco Giangolini on Flickr