These documentary style photographers are bound to get you excited to go out there and shoot.
I began analog photography very shortly after I took interest in photography as a hobby. It was a really beneficial way to learn the fundamentals, and depend on my knowledge rather than the “digital safety net.”
“I compare black and white photography to a language that comes from the past.”
It’s that time again!
These troubadours often provide entertainment for many a crowd…
“I think the most important thing you learn with film photography is to choose your frames carefully, instead of shooting in [burst] mode.”
“Black and white photos are timeless.”
“…seeing colours somewhat stripped from reality made me spend more time on each print and eventually fall in love with the medium.”
Concert photographers: know your rights!
Tomoki Momozono uses black and white in an effort to tell a story about a Punk Rocker.
Are the 90s making a comeback? Apparently millennials are whistfully hearkening back to those good old days, when a Clinton was president and the tech bubble hadn’t burst. And if you lived your life through music videos, you know that there were plenty of videos shot in black-and-white. Here we break down eight iconic B&W music vids and show you how you can emulate the style in your photos.
A relative newcomer to the world of photography, Rachmael has developed a keen, clearly defined vision.
Marcia Resnick spent much of the 1970s and 80s photographing the marginalized, talented and creative souls — as well as some pretty famous rockers and poets — who were drawn like a magnet to dirty, old, low-rent and near-bankrupt New York City.
“I find negative space interesting, it’s that absence or void that inspires a lot of curiosity. It can often make people feel uncomfortable.”
He says a “big stopper”–neutral density filter is his best friend because it allows him to slow down the exposure and get that silky, flowing water look.
For Peter Madsen, Black and White is Photography’s Version of ‘Less Is More’
“I try to maintain as close to an analog workflow as possible, minimal gear, minimal choices, allowing me to stay as connected with my surroundings as possible.”
“…if you’ve been looking for a little inspiration to photograph amazing vistas in Black & White this list will be sure to please.”
“…I still prefer good old medium format film to most of my digital photos in black and white.”
“The world is way too colorful these days and black and white photography makes people think and leave more space for imagination.”