We have these people to thank for keeping our city streets clean: Valletta: Barcelona: Barcelona: If careless tourists didn’t drop so much litter, there would be less to sweep up! This post was inspired by Becky’s January Challenge: Square Up. Continue reading Square Challenge: Sweeping Up
The Dragon Gate. This magnificent wrought-iron gate designed by Antoni Gaudi was his first commission for Count Güell. Continue reading A Dragon at the Gate.
“Magic Lives in Curves, not Angles” – Mason Cooley. Monochrome images of magical curves in Barcelona. Continue reading Magic Lives in Curves, not Angles
This light is typical of street-lighting in Lisbon: As is this in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter: Valetta still has some street lamps like these, especially close to its numerous churches: And this last one I took for (in colour) for the section on prayer and meditation on our new church website: This post was inspired by Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Lighting of Any Kind. Continue reading Lighting.
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
It’s often easier to capture expressions of strangers in the street by using a phone instead of a camera. All these pictures were snapped on my iPhone and processed using the Snapseed App. I’ve gone for a grungy, grainy look to reflect the fact that these are spontaneous street-shots of a few people whose expressions caught my eye in Barcelona. The first one (above) was … Continue reading iPhoneography: Expressions in the Street
Steps and Stairs in Barcelona taken on iPhone and presented in Square Format. To see more iPhoneography in square format (and in glorious Technicolor), you might like to stop by my other photoblog PHOTOPHILE: Pairs in Squares. Thank you for visiting MonoZone.Online. Continue reading iPhoneography: Steps and Stairs in Squares.
Ice Cream from Magic was the promise…….. ….and the Ice Cream Magician made it happen (with some Liquid Nitrogen and a great deal of flair) This post was inspired by Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Anything Hot or Cold Thank you for visiting MonoZone.Online Continue reading Ice Cream from Magic
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Arch, Dome or Half-Circle. The photographs in this gallery will take you on a journey from the North of England to Southern Europe. Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: Thank you for visiting Monozone.Online Continue reading Arches, Domes and Semi-Circles.
Do come in and have a seat! There’s plenty of room for you in Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week: “Any Kind of Seating” You can enjoy a sea view from your armchair in the lounge of this art deco-style hotel: Or take a break from sightseeing in this cool courtyard in Barcelona: You can slake your thirst with a cool beer … Continue reading Empty Chairs: Part 1