Some subjects are particularly adapted to black and white, revealing a special feeling or an attitude.
In a way, B&W allows to create timeless images, and even dramatic scenes playing only with the lights.
I particularly like to pursue trivial nature subjects to work on a frame that enlighten a simple flower or just a branch. As for a fashion photoshoot, both model and background are important.
By degree I'm a biomedical Engineer, specialized in imagery systems. Time goes by, and after co-created my own company in communication and design, I moved to different images. Besides properly taking pictures, I must precise I love being around optics and post-processing.
Even if it doesn't impact that much, here are the tools I mostly use: