15 Amazing Black & White Landscape Photos That Will Leave You in Awe


Black and white photographs have a distinct charm to them that makes them truly fascinating. It could be because of their abstract nature that lets us see the world in a completely different light. This is especially true when it comes to landscape photography. Legendary photographer Ansel Adams' black and white landscape photographs of the American West are an inspiration to any landscape photographer.

Producing great black and white landscape photographs goes beyond converting the image to grayscale. It's important to understand which scene would work better in black and white than color. It's equally important to take control of the tone during the conversion process.

This post is a collection of some beautiful black and white landscape photos. We hope that they inspire you to create some of your own. If you'd like to learn how to create great B&W photos, do take a look at Kent DuFault's guide on creating better B&W photos. But for now, let's sit back and enjoy these photographs.

Photo by Amri HMS
Photo by Richard Walker
Photo by Fernando García
Photo by Pacheco
Photo by Charles Knowles
Photo by Paulo Valdivieso
Photo by Asapix
Photo by Giuseppe Milo
Photo by Yasin Hassan
Photo by Giuseppe Milo
Photo by Norwegian Fjord
Photo by David Guyler
Photo by Marco Nürnberger
Photo by Pacheco
Photo by Ted Van Pelt

Create Better B&W Photos

If you are interested in learning how to create black and white images that stand out – with a step by step guide that will equip you with everything you need to know, do take a look at Kent DuFault's eBook Better Black and White, on Photzy. You will learn how to evaluate a color scene for tone and how to convert an image to B&W, in a step-by-step process. Click here now to check it out.

About Author

Ritesh has been photographing since 2010 and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. You can see his photography on Flickr or on his website.

Black and White is a product of two disciplines exposure and composition and when these two disciplines come together the results are a image that nothing short of stunning.

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