From the first black and white photo, to today's modern photography, artists have tried to capture the raw nature of all things living and static. Landscape and architecture photography has a different, and sometimes more serene feel than portrait photography does. These photos were all taken between 1940 to 1964, in Brazil, England and France. Focusing on black and white photography allows the viewer to see shape,angle, contrast and many other elements clearly without the distraction of color. Following are examples of just that.