Medieval vanishing point

In the medieval streets of the French town of Perigueux, this old-style drainage system disappears up the hill.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Vanishing Point

Scenes from the crypt

For this week’s theme of ‘Murals’, some very old artwork on the walls of the crypt of the church in the village of Gargilesse, in central France.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Murals

Touching

A giraffe and her child share a tender moment on the Sir Bani Yas game reserve in Abu Dhabi:

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Tender Moments

Splendid Isolation

This statue of King Louis IX – canonised as Saint Louis – stands in splendid isolation on a corner of the mighty basilica of Sacré-Coeur, which dominates the skyline of the Montmartre area of Paris.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Isolated Subjects

Petra: Made by Humans

It almost beggars belief that the colossal monuments of the ancient city of Petra, such as this tomb carved out of sandstone, were created thousands of years ago by mere human beings.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Made by humans

Horny Old Goat

Don’t be fooled by the title: it’s not a selfie.

What it is, though, is a mountain goat – I’m afraid I can’t remember the particular species – spotted at Al Ain Zoo in the United Arab Emirates.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Horns

A sense of perspective

For this week’s Black & White Photo Challenge, Cee wants to see something ‘in the distance’. Perhaps like the main road that can just be seen at the far end of this narrow passageway in the medieval quarter of the town of Perigueux.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: In The Distance