Derek Nielsen Photography

Black And White

Black And White

Fine Art Nature Photography Gallery

Limited Edition Black And White Photography

Black and white photography evokes a timeless feel to each image. Without the distractions of color, the viewer focuses on the image’s subject deeper. Textures, patterns, and contrast rule the composition. The beauty of monochrome photography is that it fits every design need. Bright colors can clash with a room or be challenging to make work in a redesign. Something about black and white photography feels classy and elegant. While I am drawn to color in my work, some scenes scream to be presented in monochrome. Enjoy this timeless gallery of black-and-white fine art photography.


Ansel Adams

Ansel Easton Adams – Born February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984, was an American pioneer in monochrome landscape photography. His entire career, Adams was passionate about the conservation of our natural world. For his work and advocacy in expanding our National Park system, Adams was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is a role model for so many photographers, but more importantly to me, I want to follow in his footsteps as a conservationist who moves people to take action with his photographs.

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