Tag Archives: monochrome

Over the Hill

This Lens Artist theme ‘over the hill‘ peaked my interest. Here are some memories from Jasper, Alberta. “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” John Muir. Eyes glazed with wonder Anticipation high Suddenly What was hidden Comes into view … Continue reading

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The Unexpected

Up early before sunrise, witnessing the sliver of a moon rising as the sky lightened. I was inspired to bring my camera out on the balcony. Waited until it got close to this cloud formation. Intrigued to see what it … Continue reading

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A Matter of Symmetry

This is the Education Center at a local park. Monochrome/cropped version. I wanted to remove all extraneous details around the subject and make it look otherworldly. I think the creation of a moody sky adds to the total effect I … Continue reading

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Wintry Illusion

I see my thoughts reflected in the open waters Accepting the illusion of warmth from the cold, setting sun My heart is tranquil in this frigid moment Knowing that transformation is inevitable *** *Happy New Year to all those who … Continue reading

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When Darkness Falls

When darkness falls Light lies in wait Painting with graying pallette To the eye’s delight The sky erupts Displaying its mood While the flower lies safe In the forest’s gentle arms Tenderly awaiting The sun’s awakening *~* V. J.’s theme: … Continue reading

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Candid photos from Anderson Farm’s yearly fall fair. Bunny love. I kept the original colors. Loved how the gentle hands looked with the color in the bunny’s ears. Beauty of alpacas. Crafty dog watching a passerby. ~*~ Cee’s theme: Candid … Continue reading

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Isolated Benches

“Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. We need hours of aimless wandering or spates of time sitting on park benches, observing the mysterious world of ants and the canopy of treetops.” … Continue reading

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In the Distance

“There is a immeasurable distance between late and too late.”  (Og Mandino)   Visiting both the above distances came late in life, but I’m happy not too late.  Both happened in my 60’s, one year apart;  the Rockies first and … Continue reading

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Unusual Perspective

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change ”  (Dr. Wayne Dyer)   “What you see depends not only on what you look AT, but also on where you look FROM.”  (James Deacon) … Continue reading

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Interior Reflections

  Frozen Melting magic Captive of nature’s chill Illuminates dark surroundings  Light flows Transforming once mundane patterns Into new perspective Circling in time Pausing   Colleen’s Challenge: Mystery & Attract (Synonyms Only)  

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It’s that time of year Cheesecake and a glass of wine Good cheer with loved one Milestone harks new beginnings Creative spark still blooming   Colleen’s Challenge: Begin & Fresh (Synonyms Only)  

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It’s All About Finding The Feathers

Well, I found one!   Cee’s Challenge: It’s All About Nature

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Fluid Stillness

Alone and waiting In the fluid stillness  Of forever moment I close my eyes And still hear The sun dancing As waters flow Into the future   Patrick’s Challenge: Stillness    

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Rocks and Boulders That Stand Out

The reeds enhance the look of this boulder sitting on the shoreline of a lake.    The artistry of nature revealed in ever-changing ripples around these rocks.    This so reminded me of a turtle on the edge of a … Continue reading

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Such a beautiful, husky threesome.  They were at the back of a truck when I took this shot. Threesome peacefully feeding at a local farm. One of many three-petaled parts to a plant of unknown name. *(I treated each monochrome … Continue reading

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Magical Light

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.”    (Aaron Rose)   This monochrome of the first image has a magical light radiating from the cloud.    “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Circles & Curves

Winding road before the descent.   Curve where beach meets water.   Floating circles of lily pads.   Cee’s Challenge: Circles & Curves

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Statues, Sculptures…

Hiding amidst the plant life.   Sculpture in front of a garden wall.   Replica of Easter Is. head.   Rustic, fallen angel.   Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte.  The eyes intrigued me. Cee’s Challenge    

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