According to Wikipedia there are now more than one billion bicycles in the world. And not one of them is mine! ( When I retired I bought one. I fell off three times as I kept forgetting to put my foot on the ground when I stopped and just slowly keeled over. Ouch!). I do like to photograph them though, especially if I see one … Continue reading One Billion Bicycles!
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
All the leaves are brown And the sky is grey I’ve been for a walk On a winter’s day. – California Dreamin’ – The Mamas and The Papas I took these pictures in the charming old market town of Kirkby Lonsdale last week. (I’m dreaming’ of going there one day when it’s not raining). Please click on any image to view full-size or to view … Continue reading A Winter’s Day.
Where would you like to sit? At Ruskin’s View in Kirkby Lonsdale? : In a narrow street in Lisbon’s Alfama district? You’ll have to wait as they haven’t opened up yet : Perhaps you’d like a beer at a country pub in the Lake District? ….. ………or maybe coffee and cake at the Wolfhouse Gallery Coffeeshop? : There’s a couple … Continue reading Empty Seating.
The Lisbon Cathedral (Portuguese: Santa Maria Maior de Lisboa or Sé de Lisboa; Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major), often called simply the Sé, is a Roman Catholic church located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city is the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building has been modified … Continue reading Gothic Statues in Lisbon Cathedral
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