Posted on August 13, 2021
Posted on August 6, 2021
Definitely a large subject for Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week is this looming tower, part of the medieval fortifications of the city of Perigueux.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Large Subjects
Posted on July 30, 2021
Posted on July 23, 2021
A scene from the bustling metropolis that we call home and refer to as Tranquility Base. Our house lies behind these two, which are reflected in the village pond (étang).
The ripple – probably caused by one of the myriad frogs that colonise the pond – adds interest and helps to balance the image.
Posted on July 16, 2021
Posted on July 9, 2021
You can’t help but admire the uncompromising geometry of this restored desert fort outside the city of Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates.
Posted on July 2, 2021
The looming clouds and silhouetted trees bring a sense of menace to this image, which is further heightened by the thorns on the branch of a rose bush that cuts diagonally across the frame.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Trees
Posted on June 25, 2021
This rose climbs on a trellis in our garden. The petals are pure white, but the ‘working parts’, as it were, are vibrant yellow and orange.
Posted on June 18, 2021
Visit any medieval chateau that’s open to the public and you’re almost certain to find a whole array of mementos in the form of stuffed heads – like this example, from near Sarlat in the Dordogne.
I suspect that this is the head of a much-prized bull rather than a hunting trophy.
Posted on June 4, 2021
This is not something you see every day. Unless you happened to be at the Festival of Roses in Douai La Fontaine a couple of years ago.