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 »

Beautiful Black And White Portraits Of Celebrities Taken By Kate Barry

Kate Barry (1967-2013) was a photographer born into the bohemian royal family of Parisian society. She is the first daughter of actress, singer and muse Jane Birkin and James Bond composer John Barry and was raised by singer Serge Gainsbourg. You may not necessarily recognize her name or be able to pick out her photographs as one would a Helmut Newton or Irving Penn, but Kate Barry is no less adored within the world of fashion, music and film. Continue reading »

Beautiful Black And White Photos Of Kim Basinger In 1977

An over shy young girl, Kim Basinger studied dance and entered beauty pageants as a teenager, confronting the eyes of a public. She was rapidly offered a contract with Ford Agency and became a successful model in New York before moving to Los Angeles in 1976 and focusing on acting. Continue reading »

The Photographer Who Was Bitten By A Black Mamba… And Got The Shot

American professional photographer Mark Laita is not a snake owner or enthusiast but his admiration of snakes’ textures and formal qualities rivals that of any herpetologist. It’s an admiration that is on display in his book, “Serpentine”. The book is a collection of gorgeously lit snakes against a black backdrop. Continue reading »

“The Black & The White”: Superb Digital Art By Riana Møller

Riana Møller is a successful artist and game developer based in Denmark who has worked on multiple well-known projects. She has worked with Crytek, Io-Interactive and Ubisoft. Continue reading »

Black and White Photos Of Teenage Gangs Of New York City In 1959


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In the summer of 1959, 25 year old photographer Bruce Davidson read about the teenage gangs of New York City. Connecting with a social worker to make initial contact with a gang, Davidson became a daily observer and photographer of this alienated youth culture. At the time there were an estimated thousand gang members in New York City. Continue reading »

Donyale Luna – The First Black Supermodel, Whom History Forgot

Fashion model Donyale Luna, the first black model to appear on the cover of Vogue, modeling to a captive public audience, in a shopping mall in Sydney Australia. Donyale, who also appeared in several movies produced by Andy Warhol, died in 1979 at the age of 33 from a heroin overdose.

It’s slow progress since Donyale Luna became the first black supermodel nearly 50 years ago. Especially since most inveterate fashion-watchers don’t even know Luna’s name. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures The Beauty Of Animals Saved From Black Market Trade

In her ongoing series aptly titled “Where the Wild Things Are,” Los Angeles-based photographer Natasha Wilson shines a light on the ethereal beauty of wildlife saved from entering the black market trade. Continue reading »

Life Isn’t Black And White: Chinese Students Send Message With Creative Graduation Pose

A group of students from the School of Design at the University of South China took a series of striking graduation photos in self-made panda hats in Xiangyang city, Hunan Province on June 8, 2017. Continue reading »

‘This Is Mars’: A US Satellite Took These Stunning Black-And-White Photos Of Planet Mars

Space lovers rejoice with ‘This Is Mars’ photo book.

Each photo upon the pages of ‘This Is Mars’ originated from a map created by the U.S. observation satellite, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, or MRO. The map was broken down into thousands of gigabytes and edited by the French designer and publisher, Xavier Barral. The book is a study in both Mars’ visual wonder as well as the planet’s scientific history. Continue reading »

Extraordinary Black And White Portraits Of Celebrities Taken By Irving Penn

Isabella Rossellini

Best known for his fashion photography, Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats; ethnographic photographs from around the world; Modernist still lifes of food, bones, bottles, metal, and found objects; and photographic travel essays. Continue reading »

Brazilian Photographer Captures New York City Winter In Black And White

The series, captured by Nei Valente during the winter of 2017, shows the brave people that leave their homes during a snow day in NYC. Nei Valente a 27 years old brazilian street photographer and designer. He is currently based in NYC. Continue reading »

Back In Black: This Rare Indonesian Chicken Is Completely Black From Feathers To Bones


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Ayam Cemani is an uncommon and relatively modern breed of chicken from Indonesia. They have a dominant gene that causes hyperpigmentation (Fibromelanosis), making the chicken entirely black; including feathers, beak, and internal organs. Continue reading »

Striking Black And White Photos Show The Brutal Lives Of Gun-Toting Depression Era Mobs In America

From cold-blooded murders to running battles with the police, these black-and-white pictures shed light on the brutal lives of gun-toting gangsters during the American Depression. The amazing images show notorious mobsters such as Al Capone who committed violent crimes in their search to get rich quick during the early 1930s. Continue reading »