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.
Alternative title: “Capturing that moment when an aspiring street photographer realises that she’s been rumbled by the subject of her “candid” shot.” This post is for the final day of Becky B’s Challenge: Square Perspectives. Perhaps I should have titled it “The Last Post”!. Thanks for visiting me at MonoZone.Online. Why not pop across to my colour blog PHOTOPHILE for more perspectives. Continue reading Perspective: Seeing Eye to Eye with a Guardsman.
I don’t usually post-process macro pictures of butterflies, flowers or anything colourful in monochrome, but I can’t resist a challenge. And Cee’s Black&White Challenge this week was B&W Macros or Close-ups. So here goes……… I’d also like to link this post to Becky B’s current Challenge: Squares: Perspective. Thanks to both Cee and Becky for getting me to think out of the box and venture … Continue reading Macro from a Monochrome Perspective (just for a change).
The BeeKeepers of Kew Gardens. All images ©HelenBushe Taken in 2009 at Kew Gardens in London, using a Canon Powershot Sx200IS. Processed using LUMINAR4 This post was inspired by BeckyB’s Squares Challenge: Square Perspective. Continue reading A Beekeeper’s Perspective
Another couple of monochromes processed from old colour prints taken on trips to Thailand in pre-digital camera days, around 25 to 30 years ago. Leading Lines. This post was inspired by Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Vanishing or Leading Lines All images ©HelenBushe Scanned from old 7×5 colour prints and processed into monochrome using LUMINAR 4 Continue reading Blasts from the Past 5: Lines of Monks and Buddhas.
More monochromes from old colour prints from trips to Thailand in pre-digital camera days, around 25 to 30 years ago. This series was taken in Northern Thailand in the area known as The Golden Triangle, where the borders of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet at the confluence of the Ruak and Mekong rivers All images ©HelenBushe Scanned from 7×5 colour prints and converted to monochrome … Continue reading Blasts from the Past 4: Mothers and Children in the Golden Triangle.
More monochromes from old colour prints from trips to Thailand in pre-digital camera days. All images ©Helenbushe. Scanned from colour prints and converted to Black-and White using LUMINAR 4 Software. Continue reading Blasts from the Past 3: Women at Work
I’ve found a stash of old colour prints from over 20 years ago. I wondered what they’d be like if I scanned them and reworked them in monochrome. These were taken in the area known as The Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. This is the border crossing from Thailand to Myanmar (Burma). The queue at the left hand side of the first … Continue reading Blasts from the Past 2: At the Burmese Border.
I’ve found a stash of old colour prints from over 20 years ago. I wondered what they’d be like if I scanned them and reworked them in monochrome. These first ones are from a trip to the North of Thailand. I think I might do some more. I’m enjoying the memories! Continue reading Blasts from the Past 1: Monks, a Kitten and a Sewing Machine