Why black and white? It was famously said that when you take a photo in color you capture someone’s clothes; shoot in black and white and you capture their soul. For portrait photography, black and white is ideal because it simplifies your images and lets you look at a face without the distraction of color. Lighting becomes bolder, textures become more vivid. In black and white, you can see a face in a way that no other color resolution can match.
Capture a stunning B&W portrait and enter the contest this weekend!
Your Photo Must Be Your Own Work
All photos you enter into the Weekend Art Project must be shots that you captured yourself.
Under our new rules, the Weekend Art Project runs on a new 11-day schedule, submission and voting periods are separate, and entries are displayed randomly. Read below to learn the specifics!
Submit an entry by tagging it with #WAPblackandwhiteportrait, or by submitting it in the Contest section.
Submit a maximum of 2 photos between Friday (today) and 23:59 PST on Monday, September 8.
Voting begins on Tuesday, September 9 immediately after submission ends and closes at 23:59 PST on Sunday, September 14.
Vote in the Contest section by selecting your favorite entries. Under new rules, all entries in the Contest section will be displayed in random order. No new entries are permitted once voting begins.
The top 10 photos with the most votes win. Our jury will also choose one entry outside of the the top 10 to be featured.