Then, colour was introduced. Television presented life as we saw it. (Beatle Paul got even cuter) Photography captured images as they were intended to look. And, of course, everyone turned their back on the monochromatic view
However, we are an easily bored society, and ultimately what is passé always has its day again. The same can be said about black and white photography. Once boring, it's now a popular option as it offers a different way of looking at things. Black and white makes a statement, adding interest and drama to your pictures.
Also, though, thanks to image editing software, we aren't limited to one or the other. Besides being an interesting effect, an infusion of colour into a black and white photo can highlight a point of interest. It's a relatively simple technique that can be done a few different ways. Here are some examples:
iCLIPART.com Highlight What Matters With a Splash of Colour
Digital Photography School Colour Effect in 5 Easy Steps
wikiHow Turn an Image Black and White Except for One Colour
photodoto Black and White With a Splash of Colour