How to Create a Black and White Image Using CSS

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By specifying grayscale value to the filter property of CSS we can create a black and white image. filter property can be used to apply special effects like blur, drop-shadow to images.

Syntax

The syntax of CSS filter property is as follows −

Selector {
   filter: grayscale(100%);
   -webkit-filter: grayscale(100%);
}

Example

The following examples illustrate CSS filter property.

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         img {
            margin: 2%;
            border-radius: 25%;
         }
         img:nth-of-type(even) {
            filter: grayscale(100%);
            -webkit-filter: grayscale(100%);
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <img src="https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1611825715408-826f2b19c43f?crop=entropy&cs=tinysrgb&fit=crop&fm=jpg&h=200&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&q=80&w=200" alt="img from unsplash">
      <img src="https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1611825715408-826f2b19c43f?crop=entropy&cs=tinysrgb&fit=crop&fm=jpg&h=200&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&q=80&w=200" alt="img from unsplash">
   </body>
</html>

This gives the following output

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         img {
            margin: 2%;
         }
         img:nth-of-type(odd) {
            filter: grayscale(100%);
            -webkit-filter: grayscale(100%);
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <img src="https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1611781750917-8777ab68668a?crop=entropy&cs=tinysrgb&fit=crop&fm=jpg&h=256&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&q=80&w=256">
      <img src="https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1611781750917-8777ab68668a?crop=entropy&cs=tinysrgb&fit=crop&fm=jpg&h=256&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&q=80&w=256">
   </body>
</html>

This gives the following output

raja
Published on 10-Feb-2021 18:11:34
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