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The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 27th November, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 27th November, 2020. INFORMATION AND REQUESTS INFORMATION AND REQUESTS.Each week this blog will publish on Friday at 6pm Irish time. Mister Linky will remain open until 8am on Monday.PLEASE LINK DIRECTLY to your monochrome post. If your link leads to your home page it makes it very difficult for anyone trying to visit after a few days.PLEASE don’t hide your photo(s) in a whole string of entries for other memes – it’s hard…

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“Grata Non Grata” | Paul Politis – Black & White Photography Article

“Grata Non Grata” | Paul Politis A new series called “Grata Non Grata” can be seen by clicking below. Grata Non Grata (black and white photography series) by Paul PolGrata Non Grata (black and white photography series) by Paul PolGrata Non Grata (black and white photography series) by Paul PolGrata Non Grata (black and white photography series) by Paul PolGrata Non Grata (black and white photography series) by Paul PolGrata Non Grata (black and white photography series) by Paul PolGrata…

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More ICA artwork by Theo Matejko – Black & White Photography Article

More ICA artwork by Theo Matejko I have added some new items to my collection of ICA artwork, including the most beautiful design that Theo Matejko has made for ICA.I showed some examples of ICA artwork in my previous post about postcards. I mentioned that Theo Matejko’s designs were used for multiple purposes by ICA. First an example of a postcard: This design is also used for the cover of the 1925 catalog. It really shines here and these beautiful…

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What’s left – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

What’s left – Monochromia Photography What’s left © Steven Willard Thanksgiving week and this is what is left of the lily pads on our little lake, another indicator that winter is on the way. Olympus OMD EM1 with 40-150 f2.8 zoom, processed in Snapseed Visit my blog here https://stevenwillardimages.wordpress.com Like this:Like Loading… Related November 23, 2020November 22, 2020 stevenjwillard Tagged Black And White Photography, Monochromia, Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 zoom, Olympus OMD EM1, Rural Connecticut, Snapseed, Steven Willard Leave a comment…

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Friday, 20th November, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 20th November, 2020. These were posted by magiceye (Festival of lights), Molly (Dined), Debbie (Encouraging the development of youngsters), NatureFootstep (Tree in Yellowstone), Lachezar (Sanitise), and kwarkito (L’homme qui téléphonait rue Christine). magiceye Molly Debbie NatureFootstep Lachezar kwarkito Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it    PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE COPYRIGHT OF THESE PHOTOS REMAINS  WITH THEIR OWNERS. PLEASE DO NOT COPY WITHOUT EXPRESS PERMISSION.    If I’m unable to comment…

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Krakonos – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Krakonos – Monochromia   He goes by the nickname “Krakonoš”, after the Czech mythical mountain deity who protects the wilderness. It’s because of his hat and long beard – the style is identical to that of the deity himself. He’s been confined to a wheelchair for many years, having lost both his legs to diabetes-related gangrene. He lives on welfare and panhandling, although he is no longer homeless, and in the past he served an 8 year prison sentence for…

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Front Row – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Front Row – Monochromia The weather was gorgeous on October 21 so my husband and I put the pups in the car and headed to Ocean City, MD to walk the boards and eat Thrasher’s French fries. The boardwalk was active but not crowded, people were enjoying themselves while staying safe and the smell and feel of the salt air were invigorating. Like this:Like Loading… Related November 17, 2020November 12, 2020 Cheryl Atkins Tagged Atlantic Ocean, Beach, Black And White…

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A. Mattey Stereoscopes | André Ruiter Stereoscopy – Black & White Photography Article

A. Mattey Stereoscopes | André Ruiter Stereoscopy Stéréoscopes A. Mattey was one of the largest manufacturers of stereoscopes. Little is known about the company. A catalog, invoice and cheque reveal something about its history. The company was founded in 1872 in Paris. It’s always referred to as “A. Mattey” in advertisements and catalogs. A reference in the patent register related to a stereoscopy patent from 1903 mentions La Société Mattey père et fils, which proves that the company was run…

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Friday, 13th November, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 13th November, 2020. Fine photos Posted last week by Rob (Almost ready to go!), Follygirl (Sunrise), tomthebackroadstraveller (Details), KlaraS (At home), Schlink Shots (More mountains), and rupam (Stories from street).Rob Follygirl tomthebackroadstraveller KlaraS Schlink Shots rupam   Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it    PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE COPYRIGHT OF THESE PHOTOS REMAINS  WITH THEIR OWNERS. PLEASE DO NOT COPY WITHOUT EXPRESS PERMISSION.    If I’m unable to…

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Perfecscope by Underwood & Underwood – Black & White Photography Article

Perfecscope by Underwood & Underwood This Perfecscope is manufactured by Underwood & Underwood from New York and is a Holmes-Bates stereoscope, which is the best known and most sold stereoscope-type in history.The Perfecscope doesn’t really fit in my collection as I only collect French and German devices. Still, I wanted one because I have memories of this viewer from my childhood. Friends of my parents had a Holmes-Bates type stereoscope and I remember looking through the lenses of it as…

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Charlottesville 23/120 – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

Charlottesville 23/120 – Black and White other people did this work, Eze Amos, Kristen Finn, T&N Printing. celebrating 120 local folk. Gone now.Daily Progress had the story. Author: WmX I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico (whatever it takes to buy a camera.)…

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Having Samovar Tea by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Having Samovar Tea by Fidan Nazim Qizi Born in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Fidan Nazim Qizi lives in Baku, but travels often to other countries. She loves nature and mountains, as well as doing hiking. She started taking her first black and white photos when she saw the works of amazing photographer Vivian Maier. She is the reason Fidan chose to shoot in black and white medium. Fidan likes photography so much, because she believes photography can give us…

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Having Samovar Tea by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Having Samovar Tea by Fidan Nazim Qizi Born in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Fidan Nazim Qizi lives in Baku, but travels often to other countries. She loves nature and mountains, as well as doing hiking. She started taking her first black and white photos when she saw the works of amazing photographer Vivian Maier. She is the reason Fidan chose to shoot in black and white medium. Fidan likes photography so much, because she believes photography can give us…

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Friday, 6th November, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 6th November, 2020. I’ve given up fighting Blogger this week .  Maybe the HTML book I’ve ordered will help – when it arrives! These photos were posted by NatureFootstep (Morning Light), Pictografio (Shutter), Lachezar (Light & Shadow), Lea’s Menagerie (Fishing), Paspii (Whut?), and A Green Ridge (Fishy).NatureFootstep Pictografio Lachezar Lea’s Menagerie Paspii A Green Ridge Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it    PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE COPYRIGHT OF THESE…

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Silence by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Silence by Fidan Nazim Qizi Born in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Fidan Nazim Qizi lives in Baku, but travels often to other countries. She loves nature and mountains, as well as doing hiking. She started taking her first black and white photos when she saw the works of amazing photographer Vivian Maier. She is the reason Fidan chose to shoot in black and white medium. Fidan likes photography so much, because she believes photography can give us energy, feelings,…

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Silence by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Silence by Fidan Nazim Qizi Born in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Fidan Nazim Qizi lives in Baku, but travels often to other countries. She loves nature and mountains, as well as doing hiking. She started taking her first black and white photos when she saw the works of amazing photographer Vivian Maier. She is the reason Fidan chose to shoot in black and white medium. Fidan likes photography so much, because she believes photography can give us energy, feelings,…

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Photographie Vulgarisatrice Stereo Camera | André Ruiter Stereoscopy – Black & White Photography Article

Photographie Vulgarisatrice Stereo Camera | André Ruiter Stereoscopy A beautiful and rare French folding camera for 9 x18cm glass plate negatives, developed by Photographie Vulgarisatrice.Photographie Vulgarisatrice was founded in 1886 and located at 6 and 8 Rue des Petites-Écuries in Paris. The last trace that I found dates from 1914. Vulgarisatrice means Popularizer or Promoter. The company’s goal was to make photography accessible to amateurs with simple and affordable cameras. It developed a series of wooden folding cameras with a…

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Casual Portrait – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Casual Portrait – Monochromia Black And White Photography, Photography, Steven A Casual Portrait © Steven Willard An impromptu portrait of a friend taken at our favorite coffee shop using only existing window light. Pentax K5IIs with Pentax 35mm f2.8 macro lens, processed in Snapseed. Please visit my blog https://stevenwillardimages.wordpress.com   Like this:Like Loading… Related November 2, 2020November 1, 2020 stevenjwillard Tagged Black and White, Monochromia, Pentax 35mm macro, Pentax K5IIs, Photography, Portraits, Steven, Steven Willard Leave a comment This is…

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Friday, 30th October, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 30th October, 2020. These photos were posted last week by tomthebackroadstraveller (Barn), Follygirl (Misty morning), Debbie (Spiky teasels), KlaraS (Lens ball), Jutta.K. (Wolkengebirge), and BillyB (Old Buoys).     Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it    PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE COPYRIGHT OF THESE PHOTOS REMAINS  WITH THEIR OWNERS. PLEASE DO NOT COPY WITHOUT EXPRESS PERMISSION.    If I’m unable to comment on your post, whatever the reason, I…

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Craggy Knob Landscape – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Craggy Knob Landscape – Monochromia Black And White Photography, C.S. Young Jr., Photography Craggy Knob Landscape 1A cloud consumed Craggy Knob during my visit to Craggy Gardens earlier this month on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. See more compositions from my recent Blue Ridge Parkway expedition. Like this:Like Loading… Related October 29, 2020October 26, 2020 C.S. Young Jr. Tagged Appalachian Mountains, Black and White, Blue Ridge Parkway, C.S., C.S. Young Jr. (csyoungjr), C.S.Young, Craggy Gardens, Craggy Gardens…

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ICA Postcards by Theo Matejko – Black & White Photography Article

ICA Postcards by Theo Matejko When I started my stereoscopy collection, I was mainly looking for stereoviews, stereoscopes and cameras. Gradually I became more and more interested in stereoscopy history and I started looking for promotional material from the manufacturers. These catalogs, letters, advertisements and other items are often beautifully designed and very collectable.This also applies to the ICA postcards in my collection. They were published by the German camera manufacturer ICA in the 1920s and were intended as promotional…

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Mountain in the snow – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Mountain in the snow – Monochromia This is one from August last year. Taken while I was visiting Svalbard. I never have much success with landscapes However, I like how this one looked and have decided to share it with you. It was taken while standing on the tarmac of the airport runway. So real deep thought went into it was just a trail run so to speak.Nikon D800 (How I do miss you a Lot)Nikkor 300mm f/4.0 AF-S PF…

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Friday, 23rd October, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 23rd October, 2020. Great photos from Pictografio (Mysterious tanks), Joana (Löwenzahn), Rob (Checking), kwarkito (Une Image dans une autre), klara, Brussels (Silhouette), and Molly (Essence). (Linda, the layout refused to behave!)       Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it    PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE COPYRIGHT OF THESE PHOTOS REMAINS  WITH THEIR OWNERS. PLEASE DO NOT COPY WITHOUT EXPRESS PERMISSION.    If I’m unable to comment on your post, whatever…

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waiting for Godot – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

waiting for Godot – Black and White Do children still have to read Ionesco and Kafka? The texts aren’t my favorites but they are an instruction manual for later in life. Mako Robot, Stryker knee + excellent orthopedic surgeon Author: WmX I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan…

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Verant Stereoscope by Carl Zeiss Jena – Black & White Photography Article

Verant Stereoscope by Carl Zeiss Jena The Verant is a stereoscope that supports multiple stereoview formats up to a size of 9 x 15cm. The stereoscope has a solid metal construction and is manufactured by Carl Zeiss from Jena. Zeiss developed various models of the Verant over the years. My model is an early model with serial number 5408. This model was manufactured from c. 1905 and comes with a black cardboard box. The viewer is suitable for stereoview sizes…

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One of my favorite spots – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

One of my favorite spots – Monochromia Black And White Photography, Photography, Steven Familiar site © Steven Willard I think it’s safe to say that if you are a photographer and have spent some time in New York City, you have been here. Guesses? Olympus OMD EM-1 with f1.7 20mm lens. You can visit my blog here https://stevenwillardimages.wordpress.com Like this:Like Loading… Related October 19, 2020October 18, 2020 stevenjwillard Tagged Black And White Photography, Monochromia, New York City, Olympus OMD EM1,…

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Fisherman’s Shed | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Fisherman’s Shed | G Dan Mitchell Photography A shed used by fisherman at the historic China Camp, San Pablo Bay.Fisherman’s Shed. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A shed used by fisherman at the historic China Camp, San Pablo Bay.The subject is a small building on a pier at the historic settlement of China Camp, on the San Pablo Bay lobe of San Francisco Bay. Beginning in the 1800s this area was the home to many immigrants…

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Friday, 16th October, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 16th October, 2020. These photos were posted by Debbie (Ancient defences), Lachezar (Barge), Bernhard (Immer gerade aus), Rupam (Miles to go…), magiceye (Street vendors), and BillyB (The Corn Exchange).  Debbie   Lachezar     o  Bernhard rupam BillyB magiceye       Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it    PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE COPYRIGHT OF THESE PHOTOS REMAINS  WITH THEIR OWNERS. PLEASE DO NOT COPY WITHOUT EXPRESS… This is only a snippet of…

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Miss Fernande Stereoviews | André Ruiter Stereoscopy – Black & White Photography Article

Miss Fernande Stereoviews | André Ruiter Stereoscopy Miss Fernande was Jean Agélou’s favorite model. She was probably the first pin-up in history and her photos were cherished by the soldiers in the trenches of the First World War. Today, her photos are still loved by collectors of erotic photographs.The first photographs of Miss Fernande appeared in a July 1910 edition of L’Étude Académique. She was Jean Agélou’s muse and perhaps his lover. He photographed her for several years and her…

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The Russians were here – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

The Russians were here – Monochromia St. Sergius Chapel, Southbury, Connecticut © Steven Willard Just off Interstate 84, in Southbury, Connecticut, is a small collection of houses that look a bit out of place, and the focal point of that collection is this tiny Russian Orthodox chapel that was built in 1930, financed in part by aviation pioneer, Igor Sikorsky. Churaevka, named after a mythical village in a book by George Grebentschikoff,  was imagined, along with friend Count Illya Tolstoy,…

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