Weekly Photography Challenge Black and White Portraits

Weekly Photography Challenge Black and White Portraits

Last week’s challenge was also black and white and in keeping with the them, earlier today I shared a set of black and white portraits. Your challenge this week, if you choose to accept it, is do photograph a real person and do a portrait in black and white.

By Sean Molin

There are lots of articles here on dPS to help you with that and get some inspiration including:

Here are a few more example black and white portraits:

By Sean McGrath

By Ben Raynal

By Neil Moralee

By stephane

By Ronn aka “Blue” Aldaman

By Dietmar Temps

By Nicolas Alejandro

By Gustave Deghilage

By Dietmar Temps

By i k o

By Fadzly Mubin

If you want to learn more about black and white grab a copy of the newest dPS ebook The Essential Guide to Black and White Photography at early bird pricing only until September 13th.


Share your black and white portrait images

Simply upload your shot into the comment field (look for the little camera icon in the Disqus comments section as pictured below) and they’ll get embedded for us all to see or if you’d prefer upload them to your favourite photo sharing site and leave the link to them. Show me your best images in this week’s challenge.

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Darlene Hildebrandt is an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through articles on her site Digital Photo Mentor, online photography classes, and travel tours to exotic places like Peru (Aug 31st - Sept 13th, 2019), Thailand, and India (Oct 28th - Nov 11th, 2019). To help you at whatever level you're at she has two email mini-courses. Sign up for her free beginner OR portrait photography email mini-course here. Or get both, no charge!