BIG STUFF IN BLACK & WHITE

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Large Subjects

Large is, of course, relative. A sunflower is large compared to the bee gathering its pollen, but a mountain is forever big … unless the other mountains nearby are huge.

We took so many pictures in Arizona, there are still hundreds of them I have yet to process. The first three were taken this past January, but (finally) processed today. Because mountains and deserts and giant cacti … you can’t argue with designating them as “large.” And per Cee’s advice, I’ve been having fun playing with filters.

Three big date palms under a bigger dome of sky against a huge backdrop of mountains & desert

Three big date palms under a bigger dome of sky against a huge backdrop of mountains & desert

Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear …

The Superstitions are big, but so are the saguaro ... and that wonderful, big sky ...

The Superstitions are big, but so are the saguaro … and that wonderful, big sky …

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And here, we have a pretty big boat in the driveway of a rather small house.

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17 replies

  1. Great photos – I recognise the filters.

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    • Topaz filters have changed my world. I’m acquiring them one at a time. The only ones I don’t use much are the Texture set. But all the others are great and very useful. I think many of us depend on the filters these days. I use Photoshop mostly as a platform for filters.

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  2. Lovely photos, Marilyn.
    Leslie

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  3. Beautiful photos for this week Marilyn. Thanks for playing 😀

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  4. I really love the concept of black and white. Beautiful.

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  5. Love that first shot — it really captures the dome of sky over the desert and mountains, and the 3 palm trees just accent that!

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