Some Punchy Black and White Landscape Photos to Oooo and Aaah Over


Recently we released our newest dPS ebook The Essential Guide to Black and White Photography

So I thought it would be fitting if we had a look as some great black and white images. I don’t know what it is but I’m really attracted to a great black and white image. It’s something about the contrast and the style and makes you really focus on the light and composition in the image – there’s no tricks it’s just an image is the simplest form.

So in this set I’ve found some amazing black and white landscape photos for you to enjoy – please let the oooing and aaaahing commence!

Stop for a minute

I’m going to stop you for a second. If you’re scrolling through these quickly, stop. Take the time to really look at each one – one at a time. Do you see the common thread here?

  • Simple
  • Clean
  • No distractions

    Okay, carry on!

Read more from our Tips & Tutorials category

Darlene Hildebrandt is the Managing Editor of dPS. She is also an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through articles, online photography classes, and travel tours. Get her free ebook 10 Photography Challenges to help you take better pictures or join a photo tour to some exotic places.

  • Catherine Sproat

    I love black and white photography! This is one of my favourites I have taken!

  • me

    Also notice how the impactful examples are Black and White – that is both ends of the scale dominate – not greys….

  • John C.

    90% of the images posted on this website are like these. Like sandwich meat, over processed junk food for mass consumption. Just look at the lighthouse image, was that once a photograph? I think I’ll go hang out at F-stoppers. This site is not for me anymore.

Join Our Email Newsletter

Thanks for subscribing!

DPS offers a free weekly newsletter with: 
1. new photography tutorials and tips
2. latest photography assignments
3. photo competitions and prizes

Enter your email below to subscribe.
Get DAILY free tips, news and reviews via our RSS feed