Black and white images are special. When you strip away the colour from something, you can get right to its soul. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a portrait, a landscape or anything else, when it’s reduced to textures, tones and lines, you see it in a different way.
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It’s a sad truth that in the age of easy Instagram filters some people feel that converting an image to black and white is enough to make it “arty” and “cool”. The best black and white images are carefully crafted; they aren’t just desaturated versions of normal colour images. Creating a powerful black and white image is a skill unto itself!