Photography: Constantinos and Petros Sofikitis

There’s a certain air of beauty, elegance, and timelessness in a perfectly captured black and white photo. For weddings in particular, black and white photography can take the most modern bride and groom, and turn them into an instant classic. The versatile nature of black and white photos can also preserve an entire spectrum of emotions, from romance to sensuality, tears to laughter, and serenity to excitement. Find inspiration for lighting, mood, and composition in this gallery of stunning images from some of the world’s top wedding photographers – Constantinos and Petros Sofikitis, Heyn Photography, KLK Photography, Lisa O’Dwyer, and Roberto Valenzuela – and enjoy the effortless beauty of black and white photography.