33 Dramatic Photos of Mountains in Black and White

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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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