The Art Behind Black-and-White Wedding Pictures

If you are in the midst of wedding planning, your mind is bouncing back and forth between venue regulations, dress fittings, bridesmaid correspondence, cake flavors and much, much more. But take heart: all of your planning will inevitably result in a variety of frame-worthy moments, and some of the most tender will look their best in black and white.

We asked Matthew Celeste, owner of Blueflash Photography, why black-and-white photos are, at times, more captivating than their color counterparts, and he had this to say: “We don’t usually plan ahead for black and white. Rather, in post-production, we find that certain images, poses and scenes are much more impactful with the color removed.

“Oftentimes the removal of color allows the underlying emotion to come through more powerfully,” he continues. “I think that black and white gives the viewer the feeling that they’re stealing a glance into something very intimate.”

To see more of Blueflash’s work, view this Fenway Park or this Little Compton, RI, engagement shoot.

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