Up close to…… …….a couple of cats, a horse, a harpsichord, two lutes, a street photographer and a detail of a model of an Archimedes Screw. (and if that’s not an eclectic mix of monochromes, I don’t know what is!) Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: To see more close-ups from bloggers around the world click on … Continue reading Up Close for Close-ups
A Perfect Pairing. I spotted this wonderful combination of vintage car with vintage driver rattling along the cobbled main street of the Yorkshire village of Haworth. Home of the famous Brontë sisters, Haworth is an undisputed literary mecca, attracting visitors from all around the world. With its historic cobbled Main Street, iconic parsonage and rolling moors, the picturesque proportions of this Airedale village exude a … Continue reading Vintage Car, Vintage Driver.
Once we were Young. Continue reading Monochrome Mondays: 1
Mono-Cycles…. ……..with more than one wheel! I’m well aware that these aren’t monocycles , but “Bicycles in Monochrome” didn’t seem like an attention-grabbing headline. I’ve put together this gallery for Cee’s Black& White Challenge this week as it was an open topic. Please click on any image to see full size or for a slideshow: Thank you for visiting MonoZone.Online. Continue reading MonoCycles with a Difference
All that Jazz at a Jazz&Blues Festival. “Come on babe why don’t we paint the town And all that jazz I’m gonna rouge my knees And roll my stockings down And all that jazz Start the car I know a whoopee spot Where the gin is cold But the piano’s hot! It’s justy a noisy hall Where there’s a nightly brawl And all that jazz” – … Continue reading All that Jazz
Lisbon, capital city of Portugal, is built on seven hills. (I was surprised to learn that Rome isn’t the only European capital city with this claim to fame.) Seven hills in a fairly compact city means steep streets. Lots of steep streets! There seemed to be three levels of “steepness”: Those with a manageable gradient had pavements; the next level up had steps, whilst the … Continue reading LISBON: A City of Seven Hills.
StreetLife in Lisbon. One of the many charming things about the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, is that they still have old wooden trams trundling along on some of the routes. What better way to observe and photograph street life than by sitting by an open window, camera in hand, on one of these old trams. You can see more … Continue reading Lisbon : StreetLife as Seen from a Tram Window
You don’t need to buy tickets to hear wonderful operatic arias in Barcelona….. …..or classical guitar music….or a Gospel choir….. …..you just need to go for a wander in the evening around the Gothic Quarter: (click on any image for full size or slideshow) All these images were taken on iPhone 6s Plus and edited on iPhone or iPad using Snapseed app. To see more … Continue reading Barcelona: Street Entertainers
Some iPhone shots of everyday life in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. Click on any image to see full-size in a slideshow: Continue reading Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter