Black & White can be tricky business with landscapes when you are a beginner. Since everything in a B&W image is Black, White, or Gray different colors come through differently in a B&W shot and this can be troublesome.

A big key to great B&W shots is contrast, since there is no color to break up the image it is up to the contrast to add interest. Contrast really can make or break a B&W shot, so it is important to look for good contrast when you are not shooting in color. Check out the video below for some great tips on taking and processing better B&W landscapes….

There is something about B&W that can really move a person, the emotion just seems to come easier.  Using the tips above you should be able to take and produce some great black and white landscapes, so get out there and start shooting!