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These Beautiful, High-Contrast, Black & White Street Photos are a Testament to Great Composition

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Oftentimes it’s the simplest elements that make or break a photograph, setting it apart from the rest for either better or worse. Today, we have for you a case of the former in this striking series of black and white street photos by photographer Mahmoud Merjan.

The photographs — part of an ongoing project Merjan has dubbed Perfect Strangers — use minimal, yet powerful compositions and stark contrast to bring out the beauty in the everyday objects and people we might not look twice at:

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If you’d like to keep up with Merjan and his work, you can do so by checking out his Behance profile or giving him a follow on Twitter and Flickr.

(via Photography Served)


Image credits: Photographs by Mahmoud Merjan and used in accordance with Creative Commons licensing