Minimalist Black and White Photography by Gavin Dunbar

We featured many black and white photography articles in past but never something related to minimalism. This post presents some truly excellent examples of beautiful minimalist black and white photography by Gavin Dunbar.

Gavin Dunbar is a keen amateur photographer from Edinburgh. Having taken up photography again a few years ago, over the last 12 months it has now become his serious hobby. He shoot mostly mono long exposures these days, specifically seascapes and minimalist subjects. Don’t forget to visit his website here.

For those who don’t know what is “Black and White” in terms of Photography then, In early time photography was black-and-white or shades of sepia. Color photography was originally rare and expensive, and again often less than true to life.

If you like these black and white photos, you might be interested in other articles on Expressive Black and White Photography, One Point Perspective Black and White Photography and Black and White Street Photography.

Minimalist Black and White Photography

Descent

Beautiful minimalist black and white photography down at North Berwick.

Descent

Tonquin Beach

Tofino across on Vancouver Island – such a fantastic place with so many nice beaches.

Tonquin Beach

Dark City

Another architectural image from Vancouver, this is the Shaw Tower near the waterfront at Coal Harbour.

Dark City

Submerged

One of the old shipwreck on Longniddry beach.

Submerged

Abandoned

Black and white picture of Iona Beach out near the Vancouver airport.

Abandoned

Outflow

Amazing black and white photo of Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver.

Outflow

CIBC Black and White Photography

Black and white photography of architecture in Vancouver.

CIBC Black and White Photography

Snow Ghost in Black and White

This shot is from visit to Sun Peaks resort during our first week – great conditions for snowboarding with fresh snow and blue skies, but a bit harder for photography! At the top of the mountain all the trees are totally laden with snow, Surprised some still standing given the weight!

Snow Ghost in Black and White

III Black and White

Here’s something more minimalist from a shoot down at Cramond.

Godrevy Lighthouse in Black and White Photography

This black and white shot of Godrevy lighthouse in Cornwall

Godrevy Lighthouse in Black and White Photography

Seawall

Seawall looking over the Firth of Forth towards a faint Berwick Law.

Seawall

Driftwood Black and White Photo

Black and white photo of down the coast at Tyninghame.

Driftwood Black and White Photo

Perch Black and White

Amazing minimalist black and white photography example.

Perch

Post

Old post as it sits high up the beach almost out of view along the shoreline. Due to an exceptionally high tide and strong winds this one day, the water just managed to reach the post.

Post

Balance BW

Amazing black and white shoot at Seacliff beach.

Gull Rock

Large rock that lies just offshore at Dunbar. Very difficult to notice a seagull at the top of rock.

Gull Rock

Dolos Blocks

Thousands of these 13 tonne dolos blocks form the breakwater around the seawall at Torness Nuclear Power Station.

Dolos Blocks

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