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
Do come in and have a seat! There’s plenty of room for you in Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week: “Any Kind of Seating” You can enjoy a sea view from your armchair in the lounge of this art deco-style hotel: Or take a break from sightseeing in this cool courtyard in Barcelona: You can slake your thirst with a cool beer … Continue reading Empty Chairs: Part 1
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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
All that Jazz at a Jazz&Blues Festival. “Come on babe why don’t we paint the town And all that jazz I’m gonna rouge my knees And roll my stockings down And all that jazz Start the car I know a whoopee spot Where the gin is cold But the piano’s hot! It’s justy a noisy hall Where there’s a nightly brawl And all that jazz” – … Continue reading All that Jazz
Shapes on the ShoreLine: At the seaside in winter. Living near then coast in NW England provides many opportunities for a keen photographer. (And, believe me, you have to be keen to venture out in the biting winds that were blowing when some of these photos were taken.) In summer these are good places for street photography. In winter it’s the shapes that I like to … Continue reading Shapes on the ShoreLine.
Lisbon, capital city of Portugal, is built on seven hills. (I was surprised to learn that Rome isn’t the only European capital city with this claim to fame.) Seven hills in a fairly compact city means steep streets. Lots of steep streets! There seemed to be three levels of “steepness”: Those with a manageable gradient had pavements; the next level up had steps, whilst the … Continue reading LISBON: A City of Seven Hills.