Family, Maternity, Newborn

Black and white photograph of a little boy popping bubbles


Hello my lovely readers!  Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s close to my heart: the enchanting world of black and white photography. You might wonder, “Why black and white when the world is so full of colour?” Well, let’s explore the magic that this timeless medium brings to capturing those precious first moments of life.


Black and white photography has a timeless quality that’s simply unmatched. It takes us back to the golden era of photography, where each image was a cherished piece of art. When it comes to portraits, this classic style adds a layer of nostalgia, making each photo a keepsake that transcends generations.

black and white photograph of a dad swinging his little boy in circles


One of the most compelling reasons to opt for black and white is its ability to highlight emotions. Without the distraction of colours, the focus shifts to the subject's expressions, the tender touch of a parent, or the intricate details. These elements become the stars of the show, evoking a depth of emotion that’s hard to achieve otherwise.

black and white photograph of a little girl with her puppy


Black and white photography thrives on simplicity. It doesn’t require elaborate props or colourful backdrops. The absence of colour brings out the textures and contrasts, making even the simplest settings look stunning. Black and white amplifies the beauty in every detail.

black and white photograph of a pregnant woman


Black and white photos fit seamlessly into any décor. Whether you have a modern minimalist home or a cosy, traditional setting, a black and white portrait will always find its place. It’s versatile, elegant, and universally appealing.


Black and white photography is not just a stylistic choice; it’s an emotional one. It captures the essence of those fleeting moments that you’ll want to treasure forever. When it comes looking at your photographs for the first time, you'll notice I'll choose some photos to put into black and white, these will be the ones that I feel look best. If there are others you want to see in black and white that's no problem.

I hope you enjoyed this exploration into the captivating world of black and white photography. Until next time, keep cherishing those magical moments!

black and white photograph of a girl and her pony


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Newborn and sibling photography

Newborn and sibling photography

WHY A NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION IS PERFECT FOR CELEBRATING SIBLING BONDS There’s nothing quite like the bond between siblings, especially when welcoming a new member into the family. Those precious moments of connection, tenderness, and playfulness are worth...

Why you should always print

Why you should always print

The Digital Black Hole Have you ever wondered why at Miranda Walton Photography we believe so strongly in printed products? If you do just one thing today, watch the first 35 seconds of this clip from Bladerunner 2049! It talks about the 10 days of darkness after a...

Preparing for your baby’s cake smash

Preparing for your baby’s cake smash

Is your little one’s first birthday approaching? If so, you’re probably considering how to mark the most special birthday and you’ve also probably considered a cake-smash portrait session to celebrate! It’s one of my most popular session types and for good reason. ...