Yin & Yang close up in Monochrome Cee's Black&White Challenge

Up Close for Close-ups

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

Lounge at Midland Hotel Morecambe

Empty Chairs: Part 1

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

monocycles, monochrome, CB&W

MonoCycles with a Difference

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

View from a Tram Window

Lisbon : StreetLife as Seen from a Tram Window

StreetLife in Lisbon. One of the many charming things about the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, is that they still have old wooden trams trundling along on some of the routes. What better way to observe and photograph street life than by sitting by an open window, camera in hand, on one of these old trams.               You can see more … Continue reading Lisbon : StreetLife as Seen from a Tram Window