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1 per 24hrs. Black and White Photography - no sepia/colour tones

This group proudly exhibits ♦pure♦ black and white photography only - no sepia/duotones!

Environmental Portrait

This challenge closed over 6 years ago.

The Challenge

We are not looking for a “Candid” image but a *"Portrait" that tells something about the person and their surroundings.

*Please no back shots, Candid Photography, Studio images or Self Portraits!!!!.

By photographing a person in their natural surroundings, the subject will be more at ease, and so be more conducive to expressing themselves.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Please review “Black and White Photography Group” guidelines and then vote for all of your favorites!


Rewards & Prizes

Banners for all 10 Winners! The first place challenge winner will be featured on our homepage.

Additional Information

*Please follow our group guidelines regarding frames, borders, and toning.

Images that have excessive digital manipulation or selective color will unfortunately be removed from the challenge without explanation.*


Cover Image: Kindhearted soul by TatumWulff


The Top Ten

On Guard by wolfcat

On Guard by wolfcat was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 11 votes.

  • The Reader by JHP Unique and Beautiful Images
  • Old Friends by Alex Preiss
  • Bells and Whistles by tracyleephoto
  • Big smile, few teeth by iamelmana
  • Smiling Face by RONI PHOTOGRAPHY
  • FATHER & SON by RakeshSyal
  • Queen of Nothing (1) by Henrik Malmborg
  • Determination by Arla M. Ruggles
  • Mother and Child 2 by Sue  Cullumber

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