Black and White vs. Color—How do YOU choose?

Imogen Cunningham, "Magnolia Blossom,", 1925

Imogen Cunningham, “Magnolia Blossom,”, 1925, Gelatin silver print, 10 x 12 in, Bank of America Collection

Still Life

Would Imogen Cunningham’s Magnolia Blossom come across differently if it were in color?  Would it be more or less beautiful?

Eva Besnyö, "György Kepes, Berlin," 1930

Eva Besnyö, “György Kepes, Berlin,” 1930, Gelatin silver print, 12 x 15 3/4 in., Bank of America Collection

Portrait

When we photograph people, what are the pros and cons of shooting in black and white?

DoDo Jin Ming, "Free Element, Plate V," 2001

DoDo Jin Ming, “Free Element, Plate V,” 2001, Gelatin silver print, 30 1/2 x 39 in., Bank of America Collection

Landscape

When photographing a landscape are there different considerations?