Black-and-White Images

Transform an image from color to black-and-white, and you have an instant work of art, right? Well, it’s not quite that easy, but black-and-white photography certainly conjures a certain mood, whether that’s the look of noir films, the feel of 1960s fashion photography, or the work of Ansel Adams or Henri Cartier-Bresson. Many apps are able to generate black-and-white images. The monochrome effects in the following apps are particularly notable and worth exploring:

  • CameraBag Use the Mono and 1962 filters.

  • Photo fx Navigate to Grads/Tints▸Old Photo for one batch of effects, or use Image▸Black and White for another batch.

  • PictureShow View the app’s Noir and DuoTone effects.

Other apps specialize in black-and-white images. These ...

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