Macro from a Monochrome Perspective (just for a change).

I don’t usually post-process macro pictures of butterflies, flowers or anything colourful in monochrome, but I can’t resist a challenge. And Cee’s Black&White Challenge this week was B&W Macros or Close-ups. So here goes……… I’d also like to link this post to Becky B’s current Challenge: Squares: Perspective. Thanks to both Cee and Becky for getting me to think out of the box and venture … Continue reading Macro from a Monochrome Perspective (just for a change).

Half-Circles, Arches and Domes

I noticed that I have 3,764 pictures on my iPhone of Barcelona, taken over three years. With no trips planned there (or anywhere else) for the foreseeable future, I’ve enjoyed scrolling through them and imagining I’m walking around the city. I’ve picked a few at random for Cee’s Challenge this week: Half-circles, Arches and Domes. The Gothic majesty of the Cathedral roof: 2. The clean … Continue reading Half-Circles, Arches and Domes

Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.

During the period of very necessary lockdown and now restricted movement, we’ve taken a lot of walks from the house along village lanes. Living in the countryside there is always something new to see; things changing by the hour, by the day, the month or the season. In the last couple of weeks I’ve spent more time eyeballing sheep and their lambs than I normally … Continue reading Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.

Birds, Birds, Birds

As a keen nature photographer and birdwatcher, I’ve taken many thousands of pictures of birds over the years. I don’t think I’ve ever processed any in black-and-white before. But these are strange times we’re living in, so why not monochrome birds? In this, the second week of the Covid-19 lockdown anything goes ………….. Thanks to Cee for her Black and White Challenge: Birds. It’s got … Continue reading Birds, Birds, Birds