Black And White Analog Photographs Explore The Serenity Of Long Meandering Roads

Swedish photographer Håkan Strand works with old analog cameras and black and white film to capture landscapes that exude the serenity of a time past. The photographs often center around rural roads and explore the stillness that exists when one reaches the fringes of civilization. His recently published book Silent Moments will soon be available to purchase on his website, where you can find further studies of back roads and long desert highways in landscapes in the US, UK, and throughout Scandinavia. Continue reading »

This Black Guy Drew What It Was Like Being The Only Black Man In A White Office In The 60s, And It’s Worse Than You Think

There’s a lot of drama in the workplace, but probably only a handful of people have experienced it as much as the people of color who started entering predominantly white offices a few decades ago. Tom Floyd was born in Gary, Indiana in 1929 and operated his own advertising firm before working as a designer for the Inland Steel Company. There, his insights on racial dynamics were formed. Continue reading »

How Much Is Your Body Worth On The Black Market?

Organs and tissue are used for millions of transplants and medical products yearly. The traditional path for a transplant is a waitlist, but with thousands of people dying before they make it to the front of the line, some take matters into their own hands. Continue reading »

Turkish Photograher Gül Yıldız Captures Minimal And Atmospheric Black And White Urban Scenes

Gül Yıldız was born in Usak, Turkey. She graduated from Ankara University with an engineering degree. Afterwards she had a degree for photography and videography from Anadolu University as well. Continue reading »

Amazing Black and White Photographs Capture Scenes From Venice Beach In The 1970s And ’80s

Sun-bleached babes, roller skates, cruisers, Vans, campers, corduroy OP shorts… The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach. Continue reading »

Striking Black And White Photographs Of Venice Beach Eccentrics In 1984


© Claudio Edinger

In 1984, Brazilian photographer Claudio Edinger documented the rainbow of oddballs who called the countercultural Southern California beach neighborhood home. The photographs he took of the denizens of Venice Beach in their natural habitat: a bodybuilder in the surf, a roller skater soaring over an aging skateboarder, beachgoers showering off after a day in the sun. Continue reading »

The Beauty Of Dark Arabian Deserts In Stunning Black And White Photographs By Abirato

French photographer Abirato explored the deserts of the arabic peninsula for years. He brings back dark images, sometimes enigmatic. The desert is the place of a personal journey, very personal; often, only details and patterns appear. Continue reading »

Stunning Black And White Photos Of The Skateboarding In The 1960s

Skateboarding in New York City as pictured by photographer Bill Eppridge in 1965. Pictures originally featured in Life Magazine on May 14, 1965. Continue reading »

Self-Taught Kenyan Photographer Captures The Beauty Of Black Female Models

Arthur Keef is a talented self-taught photographer and artist currently based in Nairobi, Kenya. Arthur focuses on portraiture, he shoots marvelous beauty, fashion and lifestyle photography. Continue reading »

#HerWhite: Gorgeous Black And White Beauty Photography By Dmitry Bocharov

Dmitry Bocharov is a talented photographer and filmmaker from Khabarovsk, Russia who currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Dmitry focuses on fashion, he shoots amazing beauty, glamour and editorial photography. Continue reading »

Fascinating Black And White Photos That Capture Everyday Life Of The United States From Between The 1950s And 1960s

Brooklyn gang, NYC, 1959

Born 1933 in Oak Park, Illinois, American photographer Bruce Davidson (previously) has been a member of the Magnum Photos agency since 1958. His photographs, notably those taken in Harlem, New York City, have been widely exhibited and published. He is known for photographing communities usually hostile to outsiders. Continue reading »

“Butcher Billy’s Tales Of The Unexpected Black Mirrors”: The Episodes Of Season 4 Turned Into Vintage Comics

The Brazilian illustrator Butcher Billy (previously) is back to complete this amazing series, illustrating this time the six episodes of the season 4 of Black Mirror. A project entitled “Tales of the Unexpected Black Mirrors”, which retranscribes the universe of the series with the retro aesthetics of old American comics. Continue reading »

Amazing Iconic Black And White Tattoos By Charley Gerardin

Aussie tattoo-artist Charley Gerardin has mastered the art of reproducing cult cinematographic cutscenes or, more simply, to retranscribe on the skin all the sensuality of the feminine curves. With a characteristic use of the black and white, he revisits in his way classics like Pulp Fiction or Kill Bill as well as portraits of iconic artists like Ian Curtis. Continue reading »

The Superb Black And White Photography By Jason M. Peterson

I invite you to discover the beautiful black and white photos of Jason M. Peterson, an American photographer who became a real star on Instagram. Also Chief Creative Officer for Havas North America, this professional photographer is publishing his photos for 5 years on the famous social network, where he gained more than 1 million followers. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Black Women From Washington, D.C.’s Scurlock Studio

These images from Washington, D.C.’s Scurlock Studio, are a picture of the traditionally black city’s burgeoning middle class. Above: YWCA camp for girls, Highland Beach Girls, 1930. (Smithsonian Institution/National Museum of American History) Continue reading »