- Black Backgrounds
Learn about the use of black backgrounds as a design element for imagery and text. Examples of digital images that incorporate black or very dark backgrounds are included on the site.
Simple Black Dress (Photograph)
A young woman is photographed wearing a simple black dress. The woman's long brown hair cascades over one shoulder. The black dress has a scooped neck and short sleeves, and is free of any intricate design elements.
Black Boots (Photograph)
These black cowboy boots have fancy white stitching and black snakeskin trim. Many cowboy boots use exotic leathers, detailed stitching, and smooth leather soles; their quality often rivals that of the best dress shoes.
Black Briefcase (Photograph)
Briefcases provide an efficient way to organize and transport papers and come in a wide variety of styles and materials. This black leather briefcase is accordion-style and features a handle and fold-over metal clasp.
Black Maxi-Dress (Photograph)
A young blond woman wearing a long black maxi dress is photographed in an urban area. The woman holds a bouquet of bright yellow flowers, which contrast with the concrete wall and weeds pictured in the photograph.
- Red Ethernet Cable on a Black Background (Digital Image)
A red computer cable stands out in a black background. Computers have become an everyday part of our modern world, and we rely on them for research, communication, and organization.
- Crystal Chandelier on a Black Background (Digital Image)
With many small lights, crystal chandeliers quickly set an elegant mood for a festive occasion. And, when used in an entryway, they offer a special welcome to each guest.
- Pear-Shaped Loose Diamond on Black Velvet (Digital Image)
A pear-shaped, multi-faceted, loose diamond sparkles on a black background. Loose diamonds give the buyer the creativity to design a piece of jewelry that is perfect for their loved one.
- Black Pond Liner and Stones in a Pond (Digital Image)
A heavy-duty black pond liner is weighted down with stones, ready to be used in constructing an artificial pond. Various pond products and accessories can transform your yard into an idyllic, watery haven.
- Black and White Penguin (Digital Image)
A close-up photo of a black and white penguin, one of the sea animals common in the polar regions of Antarctica. The penguin stands in front of a frozen, dark seascape.
- Woman Riding a Black Horse (Digital Video)
At an outdoor riding facility, a young woman rides, dressage style, on a beautiful black horse.
Black Forest Clock (Photograph)
Cuckoo clocks may be relatively simple or incredibly detailed. This ornate wooden hand-carved cuckoo clock shows the time at almost two o-clock. The detailed carvings include a man chopping wood, two men drinking ale, and several people on the balcony.
- Black Cowboy Hat on a Fence Post (Digital Image)
For calf roping in the hot sun, a cowboy hat is a must. Just staying on the horse's back requires enough concentration without having to think about an ill-fitting hat that won't protect the rider and then falls off.
- Pair of Scissors with Black Handles (Digital Image)
A black-handled pair of scissors balances on one shiny, chrome blade. Considered one of the most necessary objects around the home, scissors cut hair, fabric, and even food.
Cowboy Boot Art (Illustration)
Western wear is tough, practical, comfortable and stylish, and this illustration of a pair of black cowboy boots hanging by a red cord has a very western feel. Cowboy boots can be found in a variety of colors, styles, leathers, and stitching patterns.
Briefcase Lock (Photograph)
This black, hard-cover leather briefcase features silver accents and a combination lock for privacy. Black briefcases match almost any professional attire and a hard cover protects contents from being bent or damaged.
Cordless Drill (Photograph)
This dark green and black cordless drill has a drill bit in its hand-tightened chuck and a black rubberized handle to provide good balance in the hand. Many cordless drills have a removable battery, two direction drive, and variable speed motors.
Clock on a Red Wall (Photograph)
A simple clock, with black numbers and black hands, is pictured on a red wall. The clock is the only item pictured on the wall, and is photographed so the clock is slightly off center and positioned to the right.
Cowgirl Boot (Photograph)
A lone black cowboy boot is pictured on a reddish-brown walkway, with a brick wall in the background. The black boot is mid-calf length, and is adorned with a shiny silver spur.
Driving Harness (Photograph)
A photograph of a horse wearing a driving harness from someone seated in the carriage provides a unique view. The shiny black harness allows the chestnut horse to pull the carriage. The horse is pulling the carriage on a paved road.
Ink Cartridges (Photograph)
Multi-colored toner cartridges sit in a printer. Black, magenta, cyan, and yellow can be used together to make a variety of colors. Simply hit print and your document will be delivered in the colors you desire.
Inline Skates (Photograph)
A pair of black inline skates, with red and gray accents, is photographed on a white background. The skates are positioned to allow the viewer to see the profile of one, and the top of the other. The skates have four polyurethane wheels.
Tote Bag (Photograph)
A medium-sized tote bag is photographed on a white background. The bag, which includes several zippered compartments and a carrying handle, is black with red trim. This bag is small enough to carry on to an airplane.
Western Cowboy Boot (Photograph)
A western cowboy boot is photographed on a white background. The boot is made of shiny black leather, with an intricate design tooled into the upper. Western boots are worn by both cowboys and cowgirls.
Metal Knobs (Photograph)
The look of cabinetry can be easily updated with a change in hardware like cabinet knobs and drawer pulls. These three cabinet knobs in gold, bronze, and black metal can be used on drawers or cabinets in the kitchen or bathroom.
Porcelain Knobs (Photograph)
A photograph of three porcelain cabinet knobs, in pink, light blue, and black, against a beautiful, hardwood background. Round knobs are easy to grab and hold while opening and closing cabinet doors and drawers.