Black and white is timeless, and I believe that is the appeal. You aren't drawn to the clothing so much, but to the subjects. And one of my favorite things about black and white? It looks great in every room, no matter what colors the subjects were wearing!
“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!”
But there are techniques involved to make an image appear exactly as you want it to, whether it is color or black and white. Sometimes you want a soft look, while other times you want a stark contrast, and the options are truly limitless, even in black and white.
Check out this video of different effects with black and white!
"Lori is an exceptional photographer, and was my first choice for capturing images of my son for his senior pictures!! She made him feel at ease immediately, traveled to the locations he was interested in, and captured who he is perfectly!" ~ Tonia R.
Lori Stead is a fine art portrait photographer in Corpus Christi, TX. She enjoys creating maternity, newborn, seniors, couples, family, children, and boudoir portraits. She is also a wife, mother of four, and adventurer.