NATURE CALLING … THE BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: It’s All About Nature


This challenge strikes at the heart of the kind of photography I most enjoy doing. Landscapes, and when I have the chance, any animals or birds that come within range of my camera. And for which I have the wit to actually press the shutter and not stand there boggling at whatever creature has come my way.

Dramatic clouds over the Blackstone Canal

Dramatic clouds over the Blackstone Canal

These pictures of the black-crowned night heron (who was kind enough to pose for me while we were in Connecticut) are not only the first pictures I’ve ever gotten of this bird, it’s the first time I’ve ever actually seen this particular bird. Kind of a double whammy for me.

And last — definitely not least — autumn woods. Not a picture I would usually try in black and white, but it was a challenge so I gave it my best shot. Had to increase structure, contrast … and more. I sort of like it. It’s hard to do autumn in monochrome when its primary feature is color.

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14 replies

  1. The bird photos are beautiful!

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  2. That shot with the canal and clouds is just stunning Marilyn. How nice of that Heron to pose like that. Quite a cutie too 🙂

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  3. Wow I’d be hard pressed to choose a favourite among that group. Really beautiful tyvm

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  4. Your first photo is sheer perfection. Wonderful entry for this week. Thanks Marilyn 😀

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  5. Wonderful photos Marilyn, they are also my favourite subjects and the b/w enhances them.

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