Tag Archives: Black and White Photography

Alpine monochromes

When I first started visiting the Alps fifty-five years ago, much of the photography that was on view in shop windows and on postcards was in black and white. The images had a starkness about them, the absence of colour … Continue reading

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Line of Descent

Winter and shorter hours of daylight brings benefits, one is more time indoors to catch up on some long overdue processing, particularly B&W conversions. The three images in this post go back quite a few years, two of them to … Continue reading

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Beach Walkers

Autumn has occupied my attention for several weeks to the exclusion of other images. It’s time to change the genre. Today’s image goes back a few weeks to a beautiful day when we went back to Littlehampton on the south … Continue reading

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Autumn_Differently

Strolling around with a camera, on the look-out for the next image to capture, I enjoy the challenge of attempting something different. These are often experimental ideas. The results commonly end up being deleted back home, but there is sometimes … Continue reading

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Harley

I’ve never owned a Harley Davidson and I’m never likely to, but that doesn’t stop me getting excited by the sight of one, or the sound of one. A couple of weeks ago we had an event in town called … Continue reading

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A line of trees

I’ve been missing for two weeks. I’ve been elsewhere, and those of you who know me well will have figured that I was away in the European Alps, as is usual at this time of the year. I’ve just been … Continue reading

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Subway

I was in London last friday and used a new access point into the Underground (subway) at Victoria station (one day re-development will be finally over). New corridors: largely empty, inherent contrast, angular lines. Perfect for B&W images. There’s going … Continue reading

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