Archive for the ‘Black + White Series’ Category

Black + White | 5

March 2nd, 2012

So much good stuff going on with this photo. It’s actually quite stark when you see that it’s just the model wearing a fur coat. But it doesn’t feel that way. The photo has a lot of great contrasts going on with texture (the fluffy fur against the sleek & glossy hair) and light (dark shadows of her face against the whiteness of the fur).


Black + White | 4 | Antia Pagant

March 1st, 2012

This photo makes me drool. The incredible back lighting that etches out the delicate texture of this lace dress is just divine. That it also captures the ethereal transparency of the chiffon takes my breath away.


| antia pagant |

Black + White | 3 | Michael David Adams

February 29th, 2012

Another photo I love. The black frames the sculptural lines of the model’s back, as well as the waves of her hair. The lace netting over her face adds to the mystery. An utterly ravishing photo.


| michael david adams |

Black + White Series | 2 | Patrick Demarchelier

February 28th, 2012

Here is a gorgeous photo by the famous Patrick Demarchelier. The use of shadow to create texture and depth creates an arresting image. Also, what’s so genius about this photo is his use of off-center composition with the hat, juxtaposed with model Amber Valetta’s left eye as the center of the photo.


| patrick demarchelier | amber valletta¬† for harper’s bazaar june 1993

Black + White | 1

February 27th, 2012

I love photography, especially black and white photography. I’ve not showcased it on my site before since my boards are very color driven. However, with that said, I want to be able to occasionally take a departure from color to talk about black & white photography and how well – primarily because of the lack of color – it can highlight things like texture, light, and shadow.

Here’s one photograph that is such a beautiful example of soft light.02-27-