33 Dramatic Photos of Mountains in Black and White

Ever since the masterful photographs of Ansel Adams, photographers have flocked to emulate his dramatic black and white photographs of mountains. And in many cases, we think a lot of them have done a very nice job of photographing the subject. Use this collection as inspiration to try it out for yourself and find the links at the end for a little more information on how to get some good photographic results.


In tribute to Ansel Adams: McGown Peak reflected on Stanley Lake, Idaho in black and white by Alaskan Dude, on Flickr


Mauvais temps de Toussaint by dyonis, on Flickr


Mont Blanc *Courmayeur,Italy. by Marco Baldanza, on Flickr


southwest va mountains by trieu88, on Flickr


Storms Peak by navandale, on Flickr


scotland_21 by [carlo cravero], on Flickr


Standing in the Shadows of Giants by CJ Schmit, on Flickr


Murlough black & white by Ryan McD, on Flickr


Carnedd Dafydd by SPDP, on Flickr


Huangshan, China (YELLOW MOUNTAIN/LANDSCAPE) VIII by Chi King, on Flickr


Le Petite Autane fume … by dyonis, on Flickr


Courage by NJ.., on Flickr


Adams’ Falls by navandale, on Flickr


norway_70 by [carlo cravero], on Flickr


High Pasture (Durmitor National Park), Montenegro by flatworldsedge, on Flickr


gori, the fair one by nandadevieast, on Flickr


Clinton Gulch by Zach Dischner, on Flickr


Smokey Mountains Black and White by Bob Jagendorf, on Flickr


Kasprowy Wierch by Kamil Porembiński, on Flickr


Mont Blanc *Courmayeur,Italy. by Marco Baldanza, on Flickr


Huangshan, China (YELLOW MOUNTAIN/LANDSCAPE) XII by Chi King, on Flickr


Le Valgaudemar dans la brume by dyonis, on Flickr


tioga pass – desktop background wallpaper by (matt), on Flickr


Going to the Sun U-Valley B&W by Ken Lund, on Flickr


Elbrus by Hombit, on Flickr


montagne dans les nuages by boklm, on Flickr


First ray of sun / last traces of smog by dyonis, on Flickr


B&W of Maroon Bells by Elite PhotoArt, on Flickr


Upper Yosemite Falls from the Swinging Bridge by Alaskan Dude, on Flickr


Monochrome mountains by internets_dairy, on Flickr


Monochrome rain on mountains by alifayre, on Flickr


Deep Forest by circax, on Flickr


Untitled by Denzil~, on Flickr



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8 thoughts on “33 Dramatic Photos of Mountains in Black and White

  1. Jason

    Beautful collection! I humbly submit this photo taken just outside of Banff, Alberta to the post. Enjoy!

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