“Two Teddy Bears on Chairs” and other duos I spotted on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. All images ©HelenBushe, taken on Holy Island of Lindisfarne, November 2019, using iPhone 8Plus. Processed with Lightroom on iPad. Thanks to Cee for this week’s Black & White Challenge: Pairs. Continue reading Two Teddy Bears on Chairs in a Shop Window.
Steps in the City. Monochrome images of Valletta, Venice and Manchester. Continue reading Steps in the City.
These shoes were displayed in a glass case alongside a Bishop’s lace under-gown in the museum of Ciutadella Cathedral. They are made of silk and are hand-embroidered. He seems to have had small feet. I found more up-to-date footwear in an independent shop in the Yorkshire village of Hebden Bridge: I wonder if the owner of this well-used walking boot ever came back to Borrowdale … Continue reading The Bishop’s Best Shoes and other Footwear.
Street photography from Palma, Majorca. Images ©HelenBushe Taken with iPhone 8plus and processed on iPad using Lightroom Thanks to Cee for her Black & White Challenge: Candid Shots. Continue reading Candid: Three Scoops in a Tub, Please.
You can meet and chat with all sorts of farm animals when you’re on a local lockdown walk. Continue reading CB&W: Two Calves and a Donkey.
This post was inspired by Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Things made from Wood. Please click on any image to view full-size or to begin slideshow: Continue reading Wooden Jetties, Boardwalks and a Pier.
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.
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).
During the period of very necessary lockdown and now restricted movement, we’ve taken a lot of walks from the house along village lanes. Living in the countryside there is always something new to see; things changing by the hour, by the day, the month or the season. In the last couple of weeks I’ve spent more time eyeballing sheep and their lambs than I normally … Continue reading Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.
Rusty and Decayed in Valletta. Monochrome images showing the beauty and texture of decay from MonoZone.Online. (©HelenBushe) Continue reading CB&W Challenge: Rusty and Decayed