Black and white does not equal to colorless. When other colors are ruled out, the world is simplified to lines and shapes only. Thus, the photo expresses attitudes and feelings from a distant place, detached from the objects themselves and from the photo itself.
Black and white photography has not become obsolete. Just as film wasn’t made redundant when digital photography developed, black and white photography is a quintessential art form of its own.
And while monochrome photography is often associated with the nostalgia of film, it can be produced using digital camera technology with more precision and elegance than ever before. Here are some examples of my black and white digital photography.