BLACK & WHITE OLD AIRPLANES – Marilyn Armstrong

BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: TRACES OF THE PAST Y4-04

From Paula:

This is the only Black & White Sunday this month, and I decided that it should be Traces of the Past (the recurrent photo challenge on this blog). Here is one of the most beautiful landmarks of Northumberland – the famous Bamburgh Castle. The day I took this photo it glistened nicely in late, golden sunlight, but for this opportunity I decided to show it in silvery tones i.e. in black and white.


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CEE’S CARS, TRUCKS AND MOTORCYCLES IN BLACK AND WHITE

Cee’s B & W Photo Challenge: Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles

Old trucks
Hazardous waste!
The last toll booth …
Crossroad – Photo: Garry Armstrong
It is a motorcycle — with four wheels!

 

LOST IN TRANSLATION – BLACK & WHITE VS. COLOR

BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: AFTER AND BEFORE Y2-01

From Paula:

I almost let March go by without Black & White Sunday, and with a shorter weekend I only managed to post it today. Here’s a challenge which invites you to post the same image in colour and black and white. I call it “After and Before” and it is a recurrent event, the first one this year.


Philodendron – After

I’m glad you remembered. I so very much look forward to your challenges. They make me think … and I don’t think nearly as much as I ought.

Philodendron – Before

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TRACES OF THE PAST – SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25 – Part II

BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: TRACES OF THE PAST Y3-08


I had two things I wanted to post, but they are so different in mood and appearance, they seemed to need different posts. These are pictures from the Baseball Museum in Cooperstown. Probably doesn’t mean much to anyone who comes from a country where baseball isn’t played, but if you are a baseball fan, it’s a big deal. Garry and I are fans. Garry is a very serious fan. I’m a “heavy lightweight” in the fan department.

Old bats used by Gill Hodges, Garry’s special favorite old Dodger hitter.

We’ve been to the museum twice. I don’t know if we will get there again, but it is a lot of fun and  in a beautiful location in upstate New York.

Red Sox back in time. It looks little different than new equipment — or clothing. Baseball doesn’t change much — not like other games.

Lacking cathedrals, I will have to settle for other things. “American” old isn’t like European or Middle Eastern “old.” Comparatively speaking, white culture is new and Native culture that can be photographed is rare in this area. We lack castles and cathedrals — so we everything we have to show is “relatively” old. Compared to “now.”

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THE 7-DAY BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE – DAY 5

Here’s the challenge:


Black and White Photography Challenge: Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.

Since I’m an old time player at this game, I’m letting people in as long as it’s not a portrait and not the primary part of the image.

I invite you to consider giving this challenge a try, even if you’ve done it already. An extra push to do better photography is good for your art. Moreover, finding a black & white picture that somehow represents “you” in a visual way poses an interesting challenge — an artistic double-whammy, so to speak. At least one of the pictures I used in the first round of these challenges turned out to be one of my most popular-ever posts.

Who’d have thunk it.

This challenge comes from Luccia Gray at “REREADING JANE EYRE.

Back to Beacon Hill

THE 7-DAY BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE – DAY 2

Here’s the challenge


Black and White Photography Challenge: Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day

Since I’m an old time player at this game, I’m letting people in as long as it’s not a portrait and not the primary part of the image.

I invite you to consider giving this challenge a try, even if you’ve done it already. An extra push to do better photography is good for your art. Moreover, finding a black & white picture that somehow represents “you” in a visual way poses an interesting challenge — an artistic double-whammy, so to speak. At least one of the pictures I used in the first round of these challenges turned out to be one of my most popular-ever posts.

Who’d have thunk it.

This challenge comes from Luccia Gray at “REREADING JANE EYRE.

Beacon Hill, Boston – a classic apartment

A BLACK & WHITE ROAD CHALLENGE

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Outdoor – Walks or Roads


A little from here, a bit from there … roads!

Garry in Arizona
Road to the old gold mine near the Superstitions
Road through the countryside
Road to Cooperstown