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Monotography

The return of black & white in retro fashion photography

Implications - Incorporating retroactive elements into product design can appeal to consumer nostalgia, and now this particular marketing tactic is being seen in photography. Black and white photos, whether in art or fashion, are not only perennially classic, but carry a sentimental charm that is often lacking in full-color photos.
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Black & White Peaktography
Black & White Peaktography
Olivier Zahm Uses Black & White to Color Purple Diary Exhibition
The best black and white photographs do not remind us that the image is void of color, but rather they allow us to color the image in any manor we see fit, if at all. This is why the black and white photos… MORE
Geometric Patterned Tops
Geometric Patterned Tops
Italian Vogue April 2010 Shows off Metallics in Black & White
Russian beauty Sasha Pivovarova shows off her seductive side in her latest work for Italian Vogue April 2010. Shot by photographer Mario Sorrenti, the shoot takes place against a simple backdrop and shows… MORE
Lace Catwoman Masks
Lace Catwoman Masks
Nadja Auermann Plays Dual Personalities in an Ellen von Unwerth Shoot
Ellen von Unwerth is back with another shoot. This time she takes it back to the basic of black and white hues, but her signature “cat elements” theme still manifests itself in some of the photos. Featuring… MORE
Isolation Photography
Isolation Photography
The Haunting Photos of Stephan Opitz
German photographer Stephan Opitz has a knack for capturing isolated moments on his camera. These lonely moments are enhanced with lack of color, which can cause you feel slightly sad when viewing them.… MORE
Ebony Soultography
Ebony Soultography
Photographer Thierry Le Goues Embraces Contrast
Not only do opposites attract but according to photographer Thierry Le Goues, they also make for attractive images. His two black and white photography projects 'Les Amozones' and 'Soul' completely embrace… MORE
Powerlifting Models
Powerlifting Models
Style Sense 'Work It Out' Editorial Shoot is Dramatic and Sensual
The Style Sense 'Work It Out' April 2010 black and white editorial oozes edginess and class. The shoot uses high contrast to bring out the models’ outfits. By playing on the double meaning of the title--the… MORE
Risky Leather Dresses
Risky Leather Dresses
The Rihanna Vanity Fair Italy Editorial is Daring and Sizzling
The Rihanna Vanity Fair Italy editorial showcases the pop starlet in the most seductive angles. Although the photographs are black and white, the lack of color doesn't take away the sizzling heat that… MORE
Sculptural Scalloped Minidresses
Sculptural Scalloped Minidresses
This Martha Hunt Marie Claire Italia April 2010 Editorial Sizzles
There’s nothing more classic than a black and white photo shoot, and that is exactly what the Martha Hunt Marie Claire Italia April editorial channelled. The spread featured model Martha Hunt posing in… MORE
Glove-Covered Coats
Glove-Covered Coats
Emma Pritchard & Emin Kadi Collaborate for Primwhite
I’m not sure if photographer Emin Kadi and stylist Emma Pritchard have worked together before, but I sure hope they continue to collaborate. The black-and-white cover shoot they did for Prim Magazine shows… MORE
Whiz Kid Fashiontography
Whiz Kid Fashiontography
Stylish Kids Rock Super-Preppy Looks in Vogue Enfants Paris 2010
I don’t know what the people at Vogue headquarters are up to, but what they’re up to is nothing short of high-fashion awesomeness. In Vogue Enfants Paris 2010, these little kiddies worked the camera like… MORE
Androgynous Beautorials
Androgynous Beautorials
The Amica June 2010 Issue Gets Cross-Gendered for a Sultry Summer Look
The Amica June 2010 issue is using men's shirts as bathing suit covers, creating this easy and ultra-cool look for summer. The photos are a subtly sultry, black and white and should work well for summer… MORE
Sleek Monochromatic Fashion
Sleek Monochromatic Fashion
‘Black or White' in L'Officiel Singapore April 2010
Asian stunner Liu Wen looks super chic in her latest work for L’Officiel Singapore April 2010. The shoot ‘Black or White’ features the Victoria’s Secret beauty in head-to-toe Calvin Klein pieces including… MORE

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