How shall I approach this?
In terms of a visual image, monochrome means varying tones of one colour, and Black & White is often referred to as monochrome, or mono.
To illustrate varying tones of one colour, here’s an image I have shown before, but it illustrates varying tones of one colour admirably:
Otherwise, in life, things/experiences that are monochrome will be colourless, arid, monotonous, dreary, dull…. Well, here’s an image which, in addition to the fact that it predominantly illustratesvarying tones of brown (even the lone figure is in brown)….the surroundings look rather monotonously dull and dreary:
And here’s what we know as a monochrome photograph (and Debbie has shown us some very striking monochrome):
so I think I have covered monochrome!
Linked to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s here