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 FlickrMauvais temps de Toussaint by dyonis

, on FlickrMont 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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