Monochrome

Above the Gran Via

The grand hotels and stately buildings in Madrid have to be seen to be believed, and they are often best seen from above the ground floor. This image of the decorative balconies along Madrid’s Gran Via is a composite of eight images—to manage the extremes of the dynamic range—and was made on the fourth floor. […]

Above the Gran Via

The grand hotels and stately buildings in Madrid have to be seen to be believed, and they are often best seen from above the ground floor. This image of the decorative balconies along Madrid’s Gran Via is a composite of eight images—to manage the extremes of the dynamic range—and was made on the fourth floor. […]

Egg

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Coming downstairs on a school-day morning, I found a boiled egg that Nicky spurned alone in a small white bowl. The bowl was lit by beautiful ambient (but strong) sunlight from the kitchen window. Somewhat groggily (it was before my first dose of caffeine) I contemplated my […]

Egg

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Coming downstairs on a school-day morning, I found a boiled egg that Nicky spurned alone in a small white bowl. The bowl was lit by beautiful ambient (but strong) sunlight from the kitchen window. Somewhat groggily (it was before my first dose of caffeine) I contemplated my […]

Monochrome Photography – A selection of images from our #ThursdayTheme

  This week’s monochrome #ThursdayTheme is an epic one! Monochrome photography can be described as photography that shows different levels of black, white and grey etc within a photograph by exposing the differing levels of light in the image.   #FridayFoto this week is by Robert Taylor.     Here’s what Julie had to say about Robert’s’s image:…

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So it begins

That Embarcadero Center and those back stairs get my juices flowing every time. This one is based on a single, handheld exposure using the Zeiss Milvius 25mm f/1.4, exposed at 125 of a second, f/1.4, and ISO 1250. Some related images: Spirals, Endless Stair, and Calling Alice. By coincidence, in a life cycle spiral, I […]