By Darlene Hildebrandt

This week on dPS it’s all about black and white photography. We are featuring a series of tips and articles around that topic. You can earlier ones below and more daily over the next few days.

  • 5 Simple Ways to Create Expressive Photos in Black and White
  • Tips for Black and White Wildlife Photography
  • 7 Tips for Black and White Portrait Photography
  • 28 Images with Strong Black and White Compositions

Happy Holidays! by Sam Assadi on 500px

Photograph  One Railroader by Silvia S. on 500px

One Railroader by Silvia S. on 500px

Weekly photography challenge – black and white techniques

Your challenge this week is to try out different black and white techniques. Try any or all of the following:

  • Shoot in b/w mode
  • High contrast lighting
  • Convert to b/w in Lightroom
  • Convert to b/w using Photoshop
  • Try out a black and white plugin
  • Try out some sepia tone or split toning
  • Do a b/w portrait, landscape, macro, night shots, street photography, or flowers
  • Try a b/w silhouette

Photograph The essence of night by Liban Yusuf B&W on 500px

The essence of night by Liban Yusuf B&W on 500px

Photograph Venice Nostalgia by Csilla Zelko on 500px

Venice Nostalgia by Csilla Zelko on 500px

Photograph Time to go ... by Gaelle Lunven on 500px

Time to go … by Gaelle Lunven on 500px

Photograph The Last Ride by Rob Dweck on 500px

The Last Ride by Rob Dweck on 500px

Photograph Ways of Life by Eileen Hafke on 500px

Ways of Life by Eileen Hafke on 500px

Share your images below:

Simply upload your shot into the comment field (look for the little camera icon in the Disqus comments section) and they’ll get embedded for us all to see or if you’d prefer upload them to your favourite photo sharing site and leave the link to them. Show me your best images in this week’s challenge. Sometimes it takes a while for an image to appear so be patient and try not to post the same image twice.

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