Black and White Photography Portfolio Websites | Tips and Examples

Get inspired by these amazing black and white photography portfolio websites and discover how you can create a stunning portfolio to showcase your black and white photography projects.

September 29, 2021
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Pierre Vanneste

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About Pierre Vanneste

Pierre Vanneste is a photographer and filmmaker based between Brussels and Dakar, specializing in long-term projects. He questions the relationship that Human has with his environment as well as the social issues that arise from it. His work has been published in media such as Médiapart, Libération, DOC! photo magazine, Courrier International (web), Equal-Times or Alter Echo.

https://pierre-vanneste.format.com
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Sonia Goulvent

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About Sonia Goulvent

Sonia Goulvent is an Artist Author based in Bordeaux. Specialist in black & white film photography since 2014. Some of her works have been the subject of several exhibitions in France. At the center of her work is the human.

https://soniagoulvent.format.com
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Cherie Tao

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About Cherie Tao

Cherie is a freelance photographer, primary in shooting black and white images because she simply believe "a picture is worth a thousand words." She wants her images to talk and represent it self.

https://cherietao.format.com
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Richard Israel

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About Richard Israel

Richard Israel, aka The Portrait Provocateur, was born and raised in London, England and now based in the USA. Richard is drawn to raw beauty, movement, mood and texture. He describes his work as a modern restyling of the classic portrait, always in black and white. His inspirations are the Magnum photographers of the 1950’s and 60’s.

https://portraitprovocateur.format.com
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Saan Sandrin

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About Saan Sandrin

Saan is a conceptual portrait photographer born in Africa, but has been based in Paris, France since 2004. He works with natural light and loves black and white photography.

https://saansandrin.format.com
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Jorn Veberg

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About Jorn Veberg

Jorn is a Norwegian photographer/director who shoots promos/portraits/concerts and music videos in black and white.

https://jornveberg.format.com
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Black and White Photography Tips: Try Your Hand at B&W Film Photography

Trying your hand at black and white film photography will help train your eye in understanding and visualizing scenes in black and white. When you are able to visualize your world this way, you might see more opportunities for when and where to photograph in black and white.

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Romain

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About Romain

Romain is a 21 years old French photographer who grew up in Thailand and now lives in Canada. Through black and white photography, Romain wants to show the subject as simple as it can be, in a certain graphic way. He uses the contrast to add some more punch and power to it.

https://rlphotographe.format.com
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Francesco Silvestri

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About Francesco Silvestri

Francesco Silvestri is an Italian American photographer that spends his time between Auckland, New Zealand and New Hampshire, and Maine in the U.S. In the early '80s, Francesco shifted from oil painting to photography. The exhibited photographs on his website are from a series focusing on the effects of the waves on the seashore. He believes that these sensual imprints are made all the more magical by the knowledge that they will only exist for a brief moment.

https://francesco-silvestri.format.com
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James Moreton

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About James Moreton

James Moreton is a self-taught photographer working on multiple projects. Recently, James has been focusing on the landscape and its influence on the people who live there. James also co-founded and run AllFormat Collective - a group of 15 photographers bound through a love of film.

https://jamesmoreton.format.com
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Robert Bolton

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About Robert Bolton

Robert Bolton is a fine art photographer based in the UK. Robert's images emphasize tranquility, minimalism and a "less is more" aesthetic. Most of his work includes the sea and although not exclusively black and white; monochrome is a preference. Robert's work has been featured in Black & White Photography Magazine and Monochrome Photography Awards 2019 and 2020.

https://robert-bolton.format.com
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Austin Quintana

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About Austin Quintana

Based in New York, Austin Quintana is a photographer and filmmaker using analog tools to create their work. Austin's photographic work consists of personal documentary and portraiture. Austin's recent project "Where The Valley Sings" is an exploration of their family's land, the people currently living on it, the people that came before them, and their relationship with the space.

https://austin-quintana.format.com
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Nicholas

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About Nicholas

Born in Kaluga, Nicholas Efimtsev is a freelance photographer working between Paris and Moscow. His work is inspired by the romantic landscapes of his motherland, impressions from childhood, his passion for cinematography, the musical traditions of his family, and foreign travels. The subtle touch of eroticism and sensual plasticity marks his artistic approach.

https://efimtsevnicholas.format.com
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Tips for Black and White Photography: Find Inspiration From Photographers Who Shoot in B&W

Black and white photography is rich with history, which means you have a lot of content to look back on and gain inspiration from. Get acquainted with B&W legends like Robert Mapplethorpe, Ansel Adams, Brassaï, and Vivian Maier. Pay attention to their composition methods, how they used contrast, and highlighted details, and incorporate or move away from what you do and don't like.

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Diego Canini

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About Diego Canini

Based in Italy, Diego Canini is a photographer who shoots exclusively with film. An editorial graphic designer by profession, Diego approached photography in 2017 shooting digitally and then switched to film, developing, and printing his own negatives.

https://diego-canini.format.com
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Johanna Blond

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About Johanna Blond

Based in La Baule, Johanna Blod is a French photographer, who shoots exclusively on film. Johanna loves to capture the expression of nostalgic feelings and authentic face portraits. She appreciates capturing the raw and beauty of motherhood.

https://blondjohanna.format.com
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Lorraine Khamali

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About Lorraine Khamali

Lorraine Khamali is a London-based photographer and filmmaker, originally from Kenya. Khamali's work involves capturing and documenting intimate portraits showcasing the beauty of the ordinary. Khamali's images tell stories inspired by her life experiences and interests in art, literature, music, and film whilst combining fashion and documentary to create her narratives.

https://lorrainekhamali.format.com
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Shulan Wang

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About Shulan Wang

Shulan Wang is a Chinese photographer, based in Paris, France. She is mainly engaged in fine art photography of black and white, thinking about how to find eternal existence in the poetic chaos from naturalistic materials. And she also expected to find the eternal existence in the lost chaos - the balance between rationality and poetry inside in nature. Her photographic works cover landscapes, animals, portraits, still life, and the study in camera-less photography.

https://shulan-wang-pyqq.format.com
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Alfredo Gomez

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About Alfredo Gomez

Alfredo Gómez Pérez began photography in 1998. His time in photography has been versatile, covering various photographic techniques in a self-taught way. He has participated in seminars and workshops with renowned photographers, such as Juan Rodrigo Llaguno, Erick Estada, Juan Pons, Larry Ditto and Héctor Astorga. His particular perspective and crude artistic sense seeks to reveal an essential and binding humanity in the dimension of the emotions of others and how they relate to the viewer.

https://alfredo-gomez.format.com
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Solomon Jamy Brown

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About Solomon Jamy Brown

Born in Togo, Solomon Jamy Brown spent his early years there, becoming fascinated by the black and white photography that was his biologist father’s passion. Moving to Paris to train as a software engineer, Solomon was drawn to photography as a way of understanding and representing people. His 2016 portraits of activists and volunteers, “Osez Citoyen”, were exhibited at the city’s Place de la République under the auspices of the Young Economic Chamber of Paris.

https://sbrown.format.com
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