Black & White Directory

The contemporary images from some of the finest names in black & white photography and covers a range of genres including documentary, portraiture, still life, landscape and street

Swan Song of the Badlas by Taha Ahmad

Mukaish Badla is a form of embroidery, which at its peak flourished in the Indian city of Lucknow. At its peak, in the 18th century, the art form travelled to different parts of the world, but is now restricted to a few narrow lanes of the old city of Lucknow.

The Space in between by Milad Safabakhsh

There is evidence to suggest that our world and everything in it-from snowflakes to maple trees to falling stars and spinning electrons-are also only ghostly images, projections from a level of reality so beyond our own it is literally beyond both space and time.

Abstraction by Mihai Florea

For me photography is a spiritual act, an inner conviction and a desire to abstract essence beyond the material world. I’m interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just a superficial image.

Poetry of Speed by Jagdev Singh

Since times unknown, horses have played a very significant role in human civilizations across the world. Known for their enormous power, stamina, speed and benevolence with mankind, they have the term ‘horsepower’ signature to them.

Building by Margery Clay

A building, which is objectively the remains or evidence of individual and collective history, transforms itself into something more, the trace of a lived experience which allows the viewer to unfold meaning.

Nepal : Earthquake by Larry Louie

On April 25, 2015, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal. It was one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit Nepal in 100 years, killing thousands of people, injuring thousands more and leaving tens of thousands people homeless and displaced.

Riverscape by Mohammad Rahman

The riverscape of Bangladesh tells the story about the natural beauty of Bangladesh. The mood, artistic appeal, loneliness, solitude, and tranquility of our riverscape, attract many art seekers to dive into the beauty of the Mother Nature.

Rapa by Carlos Cazurro

‘Rapa’ tries to show the thoughness of a centuries-old Spanish tradition called ‘A rapa das bestas’ that happens every summer on a few northern towns, mainly in Galicia, in which a few men (known as “aloitadores”)

Edge of Darkness by Steve Silverman

Low-key black & white photography has always been a passion of mine. And since my photographic niche is black & white, it was a no-brainer to combine the two key components to capture the emotion and drama of a scene in order to express my artistic vision.

Last of its Kind by Andrea Wolff

The images in this series, “Last of its Kind,” are infrared portraits of taxidermied animals in natural history museums.Most were plentiful when they were collected at the beginning of the last century, but are now so few that they hover near extinction.