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).
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
Our Village in Lockdown. In the early stages of the very necessary lockdown we could only leave the house for an hour’s exercise each day. These are a few of the images I took during those much anticipated and appreciated 60 minutes per day in the fresh air. I got to know these lambs quite well over the weeks. Sometimes I imagined that they were … Continue reading Where Have All the Children Gone?
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
As a keen nature photographer and birdwatcher, I’ve taken many thousands of pictures of birds over the years. I don’t think I’ve ever processed any in black-and-white before. But these are strange times we’re living in, so why not monochrome birds? In this, the second week of the Covid-19 lockdown anything goes ………….. Thanks to Cee for her Black and White Challenge: Birds. It’s got … Continue reading Birds, Birds, Birds
This post was inspired by Cee’s Black & White Challenge : Any Kind of Geometric Shape Continue reading Square Format: Geometric Shapes.
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
More Monochromes from my trip last month to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne: For some background information on Lindisfarne please see my previous post: The Holy Island of Lindisfarne Continue reading Lindisfarne 2
“Tree Art” was the inspiration for this post. I don’t know about the “art” bit, but they’re definitely trees! Please click on any image to view full-size: This post is my entry for Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Tree Art. Continue reading Square Format: Trees
People in Profile.
Street Photography: candid profiles in monochrome. Continue reading SIDES: Street Photography-People in Profile.