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Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge

Cold Things in Monochrome

This is my contribution to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Hot or Cold Things.

Some recent cold things.

Snow on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline in January 2020.

Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Hot or Cold Things

 

Snow on conifer branches in December 2019.

Monochrome Monday: 23rd December 2019

 

 

Ivy on boulders in the snow in November 2019.

Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Hot or Cold Things

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Monochrome Monday

Monochrome Monday: 23rd December 2019

Monochrome Monday is from a recent walk around the neighborhood in the snow.

The shot was almost monochrome before doing the conversion but I added a weak blue tint to give it a cooler tone.

Monochrome Monday: 23rd December 2019

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Monthly Squares

October Squares: Window Display Lines

This is my contribution to day 17 of Becky’s October Squares: Lines photo challenge.

These are Birch tree branches being used as a window display on Berford Street in Wiarton on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.

October Squares: Window Display Lines

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Six Word Saturday

Splashes of colour on the branches.

Some autumn leaves in the winter.

Six Word Saturday.

Some autumn colour in the winter.

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2018

Black and white branches.

You may think that this is a late Monochrome Monday post but it’s actually an almost monochrome Tuesday post.

This isn’t a monochrome conversion, it’s the full colour version taken on a walk last Wednesday afternoon. I was struck by the amount of snow on the thin branches.

Black and white branches.

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52 week photo project

Week 48. A spot of colour in the snow.

Wednesday afternoon of week 48 saw me going for a walk looking for details in the snow.

About halfway along the walk I spotted this leaf clinging on to the snow covered branch. I took a few variations of the leaf and snow covered branches but as is often the case it was the first version I picked.

I did a selective colour treatment of it as there was just enough colour in the background to be distracting.

A leaf clings on.

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Monochrome Monday

Bare branches.

Monochrome Monday travels back a day to a walk on Sunday morning. With a weekend of thick cloud and poor light I decided to shoot with the intention of converting certain shots to monochrome.

I had a telephoto lens on the camera when I set out. At the turn around point of the walk I swapped the telephoto for my fisheye lens. I kept checking overhead looking for some interesting patterns in the bare branches. I centred myself in this group of trees and because the camera is looking straight up there’s not a lot of fisheye distortion.

Autumn trees and branches.