Mid-Week Monochrome: Week 45.

A Farm in the Borrowdale Valley. I’ve joined this challenge rather late in the year, having missed the previous forty-four weeks. In the spirit of “better late than never”, here is an image of a farmyard in the Borrowdale Valley in England’s Lake District, taken on our last trip of the year before Lockdown: Image ©HelenBushe Taken on iPhone 8Plus and processed using LUMINAR4. This … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome: Week 45.

Perspective: Viewed from the Back

All images ©Helen Bushe This post inspired by two well-known bloggers: Cee and her Black & White Challenge this week: Backs of Things and Becky B’s July Challenge : Square Perspective If you’d like a more colourful perspective, why not visit me at PHOTOPHILE: Zooming in on a Red Admiral Perspective: Box Closed, Box Open (Antique camera) Continue reading Perspective: Viewed from the Back

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

One Billion Bicycles!

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!

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iPhoneography: Expressions in the Street

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