Photographer Richard Burbridge, Italian artist Maurizio Anzeri and stylist Robbie Spencer created these string art portraits that combine black and white photography and intricate string work to make the images vibrant, 3D pieces. I am really digging this photo embroidery trend.
Black and White example 1 - Before colour photography became popular in the mid 20th century, black and white photography was the norm. Cameras were not able to produce coloured images. To recreate this effect now, images can be altered in Photoshop, by changing the images colouring and exposure.