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Music in Monochrome.

From a medieval music score to a busker in Barcelona to a Victorian Opera House……. ……….are all here in my submission this week for Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Anything related to Music. First up is a medieval music score displayed in a glass case in Palma Cathedral: Perhaps these old tunes could be sung in Buxton’s Opera House…… ……or strummed on one of these … Continue reading Music in Monochrome.

Fuji xPro1: 18mm lens.

I’ve neglected  my Fuji xPro1 camera and its selection of lenses for so long that I’d all but forgotten how to use it. This week I went out and about with the xPro and 18mm lens. It wasn’t the grey and drizzly weather coupled with poor light that prevented me coming home with a good selection of images to work on……… …………oh no!  It was … Continue reading Fuji xPro1: 18mm lens.

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Empty Seating.

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.

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Circles and Curves

Circles & Curves Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Circles & Curves In this gallery of circular or curvy things, you’ll find everything from a little candle in church to the Big Wheel on Blackpool Pier; from the rope on the prow of a narrowboat to a traction engine; from old cartwheels at a blacksmith’s forge to a mythical beach sculpture. I hope you enjoy the … Continue reading Circles and Curves

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People at Work

Who makes all the custard pies then? Ever wondered who drives the trams in Lisbon? Who paints old staircases in Barcelona? Who sits in hipster coffee shops in Palma typing the next great novel? Look no further. You’ll find out the answers to these questions and more  here: (please click on any image to view full-size or to start a slideshow) You can  see more … Continue reading People at Work

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Glass in Architecture

Glass in Architecture. I so love the way a challenge gets me looking through old files, some familiar and some forgotten, and seeing them as if for the first time. I would never have grouped these four photographs together had it not been for Cee’s latest Black&White Challenge: GLASS.  I spotted this glass pyramid from upstairs on an open-topped bus in Barcelona:     This … Continue reading Glass in Architecture