I’ve been a follower of Martin Stavars’s work for quite some time now and every time I have a look at his photographs there is something very special about them – so special that it makes me want to forget the world of color and take up B&W photography.
Martin’s photographs are black and white, but something about those two simple colors just makes these photographs look way too good: not to mention the fact that the B&W effect by Martin is quite unique and I believe it distinguishes his style from others.
A little about Martin:
Martin Stavars was born in 1981 in Czestochowa, Poland. He studied economics, computer science and photography, ultimately focusing on the latter. He specializes in black and white cityscapes, landscapes and night photography. He and his camera have visited more than 20 countries.
His work has been recognized in numerous international competitions – he has been named the ‘Architecture Photographer of the Year’ at the International Photography Awards in New York, and received the ‘Grand Prix’ at the Image International in Canada and Hei Ming Prize in Tokyo. He has also won the first prizes in the 2008, 2009, and 2011 at the International Photography Awards in New York.
Below, are some of his finest photographs. Not a touch of color. Pure beauty in black and white. Martin Stavars loves photographing city centres, urban areas and buildings – not people, animals, and so on.
If you love this? Check more of such photographs on his website, here: