The most successful black and white people photography are those that do more than provide alikeness, capturing the subject's personality. Even the portrait of a stranger can have an emotional charge, simply because we glance the subject's character or the photographer's view of it.
What black and white photos can do better than color.?Black and white creates an immediacy and authority, particularly with faces, that often surpasses that of color. It also allows the photographer great freedom of interpretation.