25 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography

Many designers love to view photographs for design inspiration. In this post we’ll showcase some beautiful black and white photos for your own inspiration. If you like a particular photo and you want to see more, click on the image or the link in the photo credit and you’ll be led to the source where you can view more work from the photographer.

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Photo credit: David Terrazas

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Photo credit: Michel Rajkovic

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Photo credit: dixie_law

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Photo credit: djsosumi

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Photo credit: Nicolas Evariste

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Photo credit: dogwatcher

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Photo credit: c@rljones

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Photo credit: monkeyc.net

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Photo credit: iamjon*

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Photo credit: Bill Gracey

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Photo credit: Etrusia UK

Black and White Photography

Photo credit: Michel Rajkovic

Black and White Photography

Photo credit: Damien Vassart

Black and White Photography

Photo credit: Damien Vassart

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Photo credit: Nicolas Evariste

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Photo credit: Dhiren Babaria

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Photo credit: d.kele

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Photo credit: Damien Vasart

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Photo credit: Charles Etienne-Pascal

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Photo credit: Abelardo Ojeda Flores Alatorre

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Photo credit: Andre Peniche

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Photo credit: M.Christian

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Black and White Photography

Photo credit: myINQI

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Photo credit: Vardhana

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  • Zoe Feast, November 2, 2010

    Great collection, the tonal range you can get with true black and white photography is amazing.

  • Karen Desnick, November 2, 2010

    We have many photographers as customers and I look at photographs frequently. These are absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing them.

  • Robin, November 2, 2010

    Amazing Photos. The Sky in the Metropolitan shot will stay with me for many days.

  • Photographer webdesigner, November 3, 2010

    A very great Galery !
    I use the triX w&b effect with my photos, that make a special effect that is really great too ;o)

  • e11world, November 3, 2010

    One of the most beautiful collections ever! I love the tiger one the most!

  • Marcell Purham | Webdevtuts, November 3, 2010

    Black and white photographs never get old :) Great roundup!

  • Hitesh Mehta, November 3, 2010

    Awesome pics!

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  • benedetta.s, November 3, 2010

    Really great collection! Black and white is always wonderful. thank!

  • Steve, November 3, 2010

    As a photography who works primarily in black and white I have to say that this is a pretty good collection. Some are a little generic but at least half of them are outstanding. Damien Vasart’s image of the bridge is one of the best images I’ve seen.

  • Harry Hilders, November 3, 2010

    Wow, these photographs are just amazing and breathtaking … I am speachless, just keep on staring at this fotos!. Thanks a lot for sharing!

  • ecardlr, November 4, 2010

    Some great photography… I am going to put one of these photo as my wallpaper

  • Lime Web Design, November 4, 2010

    Awesome collection. Where do I start with my favourites…..??? Love Michel Rajkovic’s desolate peer… to many to mention. Great work.

  • Theo, November 4, 2010

    Great shots in this collection, thanks for sharing !

  • Bismil, November 4, 2010

    Great shots in this collection, thanks for sharing !

  • These are all beautiful photographs, but I especially like the ones by Michael Rajkovic.

    Thanks for sharing – a real pleasure!

  • Smashing Buzz, November 5, 2010

    looks peaceful but also there are SAD impressions. thanks

  • sidash, November 5, 2010

    Wow!!!!!One of the most beautiful collections ever!!!!

  • nghiadoi, November 6, 2010

    I love photo of myINQI

  • klima, November 7, 2010

    perfect photos, thanks for sharing..

  • ann smith, November 8, 2010

    awesome photos!!!! your works are so nice :)

  • REALLY awesome !! i love black and White ! very artistic . I REALLY LOVE PHOTHOGRAPHY !

  • GP, November 10, 2010

    There are some excellent W/B and some not so good.

    Saludos.

  • paul, November 11, 2010

    awesome photographs. I like the 2nd one. I can feel im in thier by looking on it. To those whom is interested in web design you can visit our site in “callboxinc.com”. See you.

  • dinisohbet, November 19, 2010

    .REALLY awesome !! i love black and White ! very artistic . I REALLY LOVE PHOTHOGRAPHY

  • Harry, January 6, 2011

    It is amazing. Moments are captured in black and white. Truly great collection. Thanks for sharing.

  • Jimmy, February 8, 2011

    Inspiring, the most simplistic subjects are indeed always the most rewarding.. stunning.

  • Rick@ElectricalColumbia, February 18, 2011

    The black and white sky shown in the Damion Vassart photos are amazing – they give you a sense of peace.

  • Toronto Web Developer, June 10, 2011

    I am so blown away right now. Incredible job.