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
The view from Clitheroe Castle. The medieval Keep of Clitheroe Castle has dominated the skyline of this Lancashire town for over 800 years. These pictures show the view of the town and surrounding countryside from the viewpoint of the castle. To see more variations on this theme from bloggers worldwide, head over to Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Unusual Perspective. Thank you for … Continue reading Unusual Perspective: Looking down on the Town.
Vanishing Point. Let your imagination follow your eyes. Knaresborough Station: A Quiet street in Palma: Underneath the arches in Manchester: This is my first post for a new challenge I’ve found on Nancy Merrill Photography This week the challenge is “Vanishing Point”. Why not pop over to her website for a look. Thank you for visiting me at MonoZone.Online Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: Vanishing Point
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.
I’ve put together a gallery for this week’s CB&W Challenge: Trees. (Please click on any image to view full-size or to start a slideshow.) Continue reading Trees.
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
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
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Arch, Dome or Half-Circle. The photographs in this gallery will take you on a journey from the North of England to Southern Europe. Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: Thank you for visiting Monozone.Online Continue reading Arches, Domes and Semi-Circles.
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
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