Cee’s black and white photo challenge- anything that flies

Hello everyone, I am jumping back into Cee’s black&white photo challenge. It’s always lots of fun to participate and to share. The theme of “anything that flies” made me think of the funny plane that I saw this year at saw at Lindberg field, San Diego. I was just sitting in a PDX (Portland) bound… Continue reading Cee’s black and white photo challenge- anything that flies

You are more prosperous than you think!

Here’s some food for thought today: “Begin to recognize prosperity everywhere and rejoyce in it”. Louise L. Hay. This is a photo that I took in my garden a few summers back. I love putting quotes on photos. The bee is enjoying the its new-found prosperity in a Hibiscus flower! I used to equate prosperity… Continue reading You are more prosperous than you think!

Cee’s black and white photo challenge: Any kind of camera or photographers

We all know it; photographers love to take photos but sometimes don’t want to be in the photograph. Ha!! I know that one very well. Because I rarely have photos taken of myself when I travel. Or else, I do selfies with my camera phone because it’s so easy ( despite the neck gymnastics to ensure  that… Continue reading Cee’s black and white photo challenge: Any kind of camera or photographers

Cee’s black and white photo challenge- Backs of things

I am very happy to participate for the first time in Cee’s photo challenge! I have been to Cee’s photography website in the past. But, this time, I am taking challenge to concentrate on ; the black and white photo challenge: Introducing a mighty member of the animal kingdom: A huge backside and belly of a… Continue reading Cee’s black and white photo challenge- Backs of things

Weekly photo challenge: Grid

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Grid.”

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This is an “oldie but goodie”… a photo snapped in Charles De Gaulle airport, Paris. Airport windows are often grid-like . These grids can make interesting shots… I just snapped the stranger who was gazing at the tarmac.

It goes to show you that when you have a couple of hours of waiting in any place, you can sit down and look at your surroundings and the people there. You might be able to pick up some interesting photos.

Happy photo challenge to everyone! 🙂

Monochromatic moments in France

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Monochromatic.”

I did not start out as a black and white photo lover. I was always interested in color photography but not as much in b&w photography. When did I get bitten by a black and white photo bug?? I think it was since I have started ” Photo dreamin”. I have come across a lot of excellent b&w photography. Somewhere along the line, I got the urge to experiment b&w. I love when I can make an image pop with selective coloring.

Here are two of my favorite selective color monochrome photos. These are black and white photos with splashes of color and loads of texture!

This is called ” The secret cove.” Taken at La pointe Saint Mathieu, in Brittany, France.

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It has a lot of texture and an odd “optical illusion” ( I was looking down and also looking up at the cliffs at the same time).

The second monochrome is called Yellow train :

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Taken at a Parisian train station.

If you have a poetic heart, come and check out my next post https://photodreamin.wordpress.com/2015/09/11/reflecting-on-the-summer-of-the-dragonfly/ You are also welcome to pop in and browse through my travel-inspired photography.

See you soon!