Gull at the Wharf - Monochrome Madness Challenge 2-9

This seagull is taking in the view, and probably looking for a meal, in the small harbor village of Bodega Bay, California. This is my submission to this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole.


Shutter, window and steps - a simple picture?

There is something about this image which appeals to me. It’s a fairly straightforward and simple composition, made up of three principal components. There is light coming through the window on the left, balanced by the dark shadow area on the right. 190 more words

Black And White


Romanesco photographed in studio.

Nikon D600 with Sigma 105 macro f2.8 lens
ISO 100 f /16  1/160

RAW file development with Adobe Camera Raw, Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 treated and converted to black and white with Silver Efex Pro. 8 more words

Black And White Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge - Intricate

A new tree growing on the forest floor with its many veins, each used to support the life of this new plant.  I especially love the rain droplets resting gently on the surface.