Portraits in monochrome can be very powerful ~ as is clear from this stunning selection from the Mobile Monday pool.

1. Sunshine on Sophia., 2. Post-holiday self #nowyouworkshops #minnesota, 3. Untitled, 4. slightly chilly., 5. smoke ‘n mirrors., 6. Absorbed in his favorite movie this morning. #muse_theme, 7. my boy 12/365 #365 #jivan, 8. At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time. ~Friedrich Nietzsche, 9. “consciousness was like a face you saw once and forever recognized.” ― Kristin Cashore, “Fire”

We’ve really enjoyed seeing all the stunning black and white work you’ve been sharing with us during November, both on Flickr and Instagram. Thank you so much, and stay tuned for the new theme announcement later this week.