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Month of Squares

Past Squares #23

Monochrome Monday: 25th January 2021

Riding Up A Mountain

Motorcycles in fog on their way to the Dragon Motorcycle Rally in Snowdonia, North Wales. A photo from the very early 1980s when I was a field tester for Ilford XP1, a new type of black and white film.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Up Squares Month and is my day 23 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Weekly Prompts

Basic Black

Weekly Prompts Colour Challenge: Simply Black

One of my back to basics set-ups. A base model mirrorless camera and a small, mechanical, manual focus prime lens.

A set-up like this allows me to shoot digital the same way I used to shoot film, what I call getting back to basics. This takes me back to the film kit I used as a photography student all those years ago.

As the camera, lens and my custom sling strap are all black I thought a monochrome conversion would make a contribution to the Weekly Prompts Colour Challenge: Simply Black theme. I added some film grain when doing the monochrome conversion.

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Monochrome Monday

Monochrome Monday: 13th September 2021

Monochrome Monday: 13th September 2021

Cloud over Colpoy’s Bay on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario at sunrise last Saturday.

It was a nice change for the cloud not to be storm clouds this summer.

Another outing for the TTArtisan 17mm lens and another monochrome conversion that I added some film grain to.

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CBWC

Summer Storms

This is my contribution to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Weather prompt.

Having had quite a few storms this summer I decided to go with a small selection of storm clouds over Colpoy’s Bay on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario at dawn and sunrise. At least two of the photos were taken during thunderstorms.

I added some “film grain” when doing the monochrome conversion as it seemed appropriate for the subject.

CBWC: Summer Storm Clouds
Monochrome Monday: 6th September 2021
CBWC: Summer Storm Clouds
Monochrome Monday: 30th August 2021
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Monochrome Monday

Monochrome Monday: 30th August 2021

Monochrome Monday: 30th August 2021

Storm clouds moving across Colpoy’s Bay, White Cloud Island and the Niagara Escarpment on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario at sunrise last Saturday.

A 3 minute live composite exposure. I added a touch of “film grain” when doing the monochrome conversion.