SQUARING THE LAMPLIGHT – FILM NOIR IN BOSTON #11 – Marilyn Armstrong

Squaring the Lamplight Since Becky already named this, I thought it was a good time to use a photo I have always loved, but definitely needed a redo. This was taken under the streetlights on the sidewalk next to Boston Symphony Hall. It was December and we were there for the Christmas Concert. The shadows … Continue reading SQUARING THE LAMPLIGHT – FILM NOIR IN BOSTON #11 – Marilyn Armstrong

BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE: GLASS – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Glass Lots of glass. In fact, when I really looked closely, almost every picture had glass either as part of a picture or as the primary focal point for a shot. I'm trying to use newer pictures, so all of these are from August or at the earliest, July. It … Continue reading BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE: GLASS – Marilyn Armstrong

IN GLORIOUS BLACK AND WHITE

If you have stopped by on recent Sundays you have seen some movie lists.  My top 20 Coming of Age movies included the 1971 B&W feature, The Last Picture Show.  The top 20 Films All Guys Should See included a half-dozen black and white films, including a couple mentioned below. Thoughts on colorful movies shot in … Continue reading IN GLORIOUS BLACK AND WHITE

BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY

This is as iconic a view of Boston as there is. Taken from the top of the tallest building on State Street, overlooking the harbor, Custom House, Logan airport, and East Boston across the harbor. Taken using my not-very-good cell phone because I didn't have a camera. Through a window. Nonetheless, a view worth preserving. The buildings change … Continue reading BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY