5 Badass Black & White Photographers to Follow on Instagram

5 Badass Black & White Photographers to Follow on Instagram

5 Badass Black & White Photographers to Follow on Instagram

There’s just something about black and white photography that makes us swoon. There’s no color to distract from the pure and simple beauty of the subject and the composition. It’s raw, stripped down, timeless, and moody. So here are 5 rad photographers who don’t need color to take our breath away.

1. @katia_mi

Katia’s stunning images feel dreamy and mod, with a subtle sepia tint. Occasional pops of red add a distinctly graphic touch to her feed.

 

2. @jasonmpeterson

Jason Peterson is considered by many a pioneer in black & white iPhone street photography. His images emphasize the miniscule size of humans in contrast with our vast environments while evoking strong human emotion. His feed also features some artfully edited day for night photography. 

state

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creatures

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all through a life

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3. @simonchaudoir

Simon Chaudoir is a London-based director of photography for music videos and commercials--but his Instagram is reserved for playful and satirical images of his life at work. Now you know what film crews do during their lunch breaks.

New York. March '15. Dolly-Shot. Taken with the help of @eric_hora @dontlookimnaked @bpositive

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4. @nazaret

Nazaret Sánchez’s grayscale photography is crisp and strong. She features singular human forms in contrast with broad landscapes, resulting in awe-inspiring images that seemingly stop time. 

Around the bend.

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Across the desert.

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Enchanted paradise. #HuaweiNaturaleza @huawei_es & @movilgrafias.

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5. @boogiephotographer

Boogie shoots the grittier, less-polished, candid moments of human existence. His ability to capture the beauty in the unglamorous, the intimidating, the weird, and the darker sides of life is striking. His feed serves up a healthy dose of reality on a platform full of highly curated and edited images. 

Manhattan bound J train, Brooklyn. #subway #brooklyn #boogiephotographer

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nyc. #nyc #boogiephotographer

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W4th Street basketball court, nyc. #basketball #nyc #w4th #boogiephotographer

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