In the early days of photography, people only had black and white, although the objects they see were in color, colors was not yet used in photography. Because the technology of that period was not suitable for this. Nowadays, with the developing technology, it is possible to take quite nice photographs, rich in color saturation and color contrast. In fact, with the High Dynamic Range photography technique, we are now able to get photographs of colors that resemble the fairytale world. Despite these possibilities, why is there still a black and white passion nowadays?
Why Black and White Photography?
Eventually photography is an art. And in photographic art, the photographer can take pictures in any color. Black and white photos can be taken for many reasons. We can list them as to awaken different emotions, to dramatize events, to create a sense of time in the photo, to reveal the subject more effectively, to yearn for the past and to get nostalgic photos.If the black and white photographic composition is used correctly, it is much more satisfying, effective and more memorable than color photographs. The visual presentation, design ability and narrative of the subject are more suitable to reflect emotions. With gray tones, and a beautifully tuned contrast setting, emotions come to the fore without color complexity.