Do you ever feel the need to shoot one of your photographs in black and white, even if you can’t pinpoint why? The art of black and white photography is surprisingly difficult to master, and most images don’t make the cut. This article explains why some B&W photos succeed and others fail, including the seven critical elements of the best black and white work. It also covers how to convert monochrome images properly in software like Lightroom and Photoshop.

Source: Complete Guide to Black and White Photography – Photography Life