Color plays an important role in how we perceive the world around us. So when you choose to shoot a photograph in black and white, it drastically changes what’s in front of the lens.
With black and white photography close attention to composition, lighting, perspective and the context it is shot in are very important.
This post presents some truly excellent examples of beautiful black-and-white photography for your inspiration. Clicking on the images will take you to where I found them, and will allow you to see a larger version and learn more about the photographers.
40 Stunning Examples of Black and White Photography