Portfolio – Black-and-white portraits

One Soul Photography

Black-and-white Portraits

Black-and-white portraits possess a timeless elegance that captivates viewers. Unlike color images, which can be influenced by changing trends, black-and-white portraits maintain a classic and enduring appeal, making them ideal for family heirlooms and professional headshots. People appreciate this enduring quality, knowing their portraits will never feel outdated or out of place in their homes.

These portraits often evoke a stronger emotional response. The absence of color allows for a more intense focus on the subject’s expression, capturing nuances of emotion that color photography can dilute. This heightened impact creates a deeper connection between the subject and the viewer, making the portraits more meaningful and memorable, reflecting significant moments and relationships.

The artistic quality of black-and-white portraits appeals to those who value aesthetic sophistication. The interplay of light and shadow, emphasis on composition, and rich textures highlighted in monochrome contribute to a visually striking image. Many view these portraits as art pieces, worthy of display in prominent places. The unique artistic elements elevate the portraits beyond mere pictures, transforming them into cherished pieces of personal art that celebrate individuality and style.

Our Sessions

If you love the qualities of black-and-white portraiture and want to include some  as well as color portraits for possible wall art choices, we’ll make sure to incorporate wardrobe, posing, and lighting decisions during your session to produce classic black-and-white art for the home.

Our individual portrait sessions include up to three outfit changes, use of all our portrait walls, and about an hour with us in our Kennesaw studio. For optimal results, we recommend professional hairstyling and makeup for women, and we offer that service as an option. Portraits are offered in a same-day or separate reveal and ordering appointment, where you’ll decide on the ones you’d like as wall art or in a handcrafted Italian album.