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St. Mary’s White Chapel – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

St. Mary’s White Chapel – Black and White Couldn’t walk around in DC during the inauguration. This seemed like a good place to go. I’ve heard that George Washington’s mother, Mary Ball, went to church here but a quick internet search doesn’t provide confirmation… But she was born in this parish.Near Lancaster, at the corner of White Chapel Road (Route 201) and River Road (Route 354) a mile from the Rappahannock River, is St. Mary’s Whitechapel, where an Anglican chapel…

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St. Mary’s Whitechapel – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

St. Mary’s Whitechapel – Black and White Couldn’t walk around in DC during the inauguration, this seemed like a fallback. I’d been told that George Washington’s mother, Mary Ball, went to church here, a quick internet search didn’t provide confirmation, but she was born in this parish.Near Lancaster, at the corner of White Chapel Road (Route 201) and River Road (Route 354) a mile from the Rappahannock River, is St. Mary’s Whitechapel, where an Anglican chapel of ease has stood…

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brave the storm – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

brave the storm – Monochromia today, 10 years ago Ten years ago I was on Helgoland for the first time. It’s an island located in the North Sea, quite remote. It takes about 2 hours to sail with the ferry to reach the island. I took this image on the last day of our stay. The next day the ferry has brought us back to the mainland. You can see, a past storm cracked the thick wall of the harbor.…

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The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 22nd January, 2021. – Black & White Photography Article

The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 22nd January, 2021.  These photos were posted by Paspii (Freezing), Pictografio (Poplars), tomthebackroadstraveller (Winter), NatureFootstep (Partly frozen), Follygirl (Waiting), and kwarkito (J’en sais ce que savent les mots).PaspiiPictografiotomthebackroadstravellerNatureFootstepFollygirlkwarkitoClick 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.    … This is only a snippet of a…

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Cabinet Card ~ Boy with Stereoscope – Black & White Photography Article

Cabinet Card ~ Boy with Stereoscope An American Cabinet Card from c. 1880 with an image of a little boy and a stereoscope.The Cabinet Card supplanted the smaller Carte de Visite which was very popular in the 1860s. The card was also introduced in the 1860s but reached its peak popularity in the 1880s and became the most popular form of portraiture. Its popularity waned in the 1890s but it kept its place and the last Cabinet Cards were produced…

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“You Are Here” (black and white photos) – Black & White Photography Article

“You Are Here” (black and white photos) You Are Here by Paul Politis (book cover)You Are Here by Paul PolitisHello! Check out a new gallery of photos, You Are Here, embedded below. Black and white photographs capturing people within the concrete and metal urban landscape. These are photos that were, for the most part, made in 2017 to 2018 and which I’ve finally arranged into a sequence. Best viewed by clicking on the first thumbnail and using your keyboard arrows…

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The Dean – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

The Dean – Monochromia   Dan Burkholder © Steven Willard Informal portrait of Dan Burkholder at a workshop on alternative photo processes before COVID forced him to move classes to the internet. Dan is a well known lecturer, teacher, author of several books on photography processes, and master printer. I have attended several of his workshops and enjoyed them all. I look forward to the time things return to normal and I can join him for another class. Olympus Pen-F…

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Marie – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

Marie – Black and White It’s not easy living next door to a photographer. Mrs. Steve Sherman tolerated me. She was a wonderful neighbor. Brimming with strength, grace and humor. 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…

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The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 15th January, 2021. – Black & White Photography Article

The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 15th January, 2021. 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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Mountain Farm Museum – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Mountain Farm Museum – Monochromia Mountain Farm Museum: Stone Chimney & Shingle Roof CompositionThe Mountain Farm Museum, adjacent to the Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee, NC, is a unique collection of farm buildings assembled from locations throughout the area. Most of the structures were built in the late 19th century and were moved here in the 1950s. See more compositions from my Mountain Farm Museum Gallery. Cheers, C. S. Like this:Like Loading… Related January 14, 2021January 11, 2021 C.S. Young…

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Friday, 8th January, 2021. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 8th January, 2021. These photos were posted by tomthebackroadstraveller (Winter in Black and White), Lachezar (The Waikato River), Bernhard (Bild#13), Molly (Burnt Nerves), Jutta.k. (Landschaft im Nebel), and czoczo (Das PKO-Gebaude in Krakau).tomthebackroadstraveller LachezarBernhardMollyJutta.K.czoczo  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.    … This is only a snippet of…

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Duboscq-Soleil Stereoscope | André Ruiter Stereoscopy – Black & White Photography Article

Duboscq-Soleil Stereoscope | André Ruiter Stereoscopy A rare handheld stereoscope made by the French manufacturer Duboscq-Soleil, one of the pioneers in stereoscopy history.Jules Duboscq was apprenticed in 1834 by the French optician Jean-Baptiste François Soleil. In 1839 he married one of Soleil’s daughters and he took on the name Duboscq-Soleil. He bought the instrument workshop after Soleil’s retirement in 1849.David Brewster invented the lenticular stereoscope in 1849, but was unable to interest a British manufacturer to make stereoscopes based on…

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Mirrors and Windows | Paul Politis – Black & White Photography Article

Mirrors and Windows | Paul Politis Behind the Eight Ball? (black and white photograph) by Paul Politis (2020) Behind the Eight Ball? by Paul Politis (2020)Recently, because of something I wrote to a friend, I’ve been thinking about John Szarkowski‘s idea of photographs as either windows or mirrors. It’s interesting to think of one’s own work and the work of others through this lens (no pun intended), keeping in mind, as Szarkowski was careful to note, that it’s not a…

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New Years Resolutions, or… – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

New Years Resolutions, or… – Monochromia I’ve never been a person that sets a New Years resolution. If I did I wouldn’t tell anyone. However 2020 has been a special year. Where, to be totally honest I haven’t taken many new pictures. I’ve concentrated more on other hobbies and getting fit after my second heart episode. My new camera, a Z6 is still a newfangled stranger to me. However I’m also lucky enough to own some other really great cameras…

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Friday, 1st January, 2021. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 1st January, 2021.  Greetings and best wishes to all of you as we start the New Year with hope! These photos were posted by kwarkito (La petite photographe des Champs Élysées), klara, Brussels (Mirror, mirror), A Green Ridge (Snow waves), rupam (Brahmaputra Riverside), Ingun (The sun is back), and betty – NZ (Monochrome beauty). kwarkito klara, Brussels … This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Dragonstar Read Full Article

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Hope/Faith | Paul Politis – Black & White Photography Article

Hope/Faith | Paul Politis Made of Glass (black and white photograph) by Paul Politis (2020)Made of Glass (black and white photograph) by Paul Politis (2020)Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously headed for early success, but, rather, an ability to work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed. The more unpropitious the…

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Friday, 25th December, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 25th December, 2020. Happy Christmas to all who celebrate!   These photos were posted by Lachezar (Clouds), Follygirl (Foggy Walk), NatureFootstep (My car in BW), Taken For Granted (Barn Side), Wordless (Cute), and magiceye (Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum). Lachezar Follygirl NatureFootstep Taken For Granted Wordless magiceye   Click the… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Dragonstar Read Full Article

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People at the Timber Trail by Mirka Krivankova – Black & White Photography Article

People at the Timber Trail by Mirka Krivankova Mirka Krivankova is a very promising photographer from Mestec Kralove in the Czech Republic. The photographs on her website depict everything from the gorgeous Czech countryside, to wonderful and interesting portraits of people at work and at play, and even include some documenting of a concert or two. Her use of formalism combined with the natural lighting and shadows in her portraits is absolutely wonderful. The combination helps add interest to the…

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Joy of creative work | Paul Politis – Black & White Photography Article

Joy of creative work | Paul Politis “Art is simply a result of expression during right feeling. It’s a result of a grip on the fundamentals of nature, the spirit of life, the constructive force, the secret of growth, a real understanding of the relative importance of things, order, balance. Any material will do. After all, the object is not to make art, but to be in the wonderful state which makes art inevitable. In every human being there is…

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Stereo daguerreotype of a woman – Black & White Photography Article

Stereo daguerreotype of a woman A hand tinted stereo daguerreotype of a woman. Daguerrotype was the first publicly available photography process and marked the beginning of the photography era.Joseph Nicéphore Niépce made the first photographic image in 1826 or 1827. He then worked together with Louis Daguerre to improve the process. After Niépce’s sudden death in 1833, Daguerre continued to work on the development that would eventually lead to the invention of photography in 1839. He named the process after…

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modern design to solve old problems – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

modern design to solve old problems – Monochromia This is also in Dresden. It’s the New Synagogue. This building was build in the same place, where the former synagogue stood, which was destroyed in 1939/1940. This new building is set up that way, that its orientation is in the direction towards Jerusalem. Unfortunately, the estate is not exactly in the right direction. So, the architect planned to build the building in layers and twist each layer a bit more, until…

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Friday, 18th December, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 18th December, 2020. Great photos from last week, posted by kwarkito (Derrière la vitre du bus), Ingun (Frost), Pictografio (Ruda Slaska), Paspii (Birds Eye View), Molly (Subtle something), and klara, Brussels (Grab a bite). kwarkito Ingun Pictografio PaspiiMolly klara, Brussels 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…

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’20/20′ (20 colour photos) | Paul Politis – Black & White Photography Article

’20/20′ (20 colour photos) | Paul Politis Untitled (colour photograph) by Paul PolitisUntitled (colour photograph) by Paul PolitisHave a look at a new gallery of photos, 20/20, embedded below. Best viewed by clicking on the first thumbnail and using your keyboard arrows (or swiping) to progress through the slideshow. Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Vestiges (colour photograph)Vestiges (colour photograph)Equation (colour photograph)Equation (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Untitled (colour photograph)Red…

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Manhatta by Keith Goldstein – Black & White Photography Article

Manhatta by Keith Goldstein After receiving his MFA in Photography, Keith Goldstein moved back to New York City and began, through a course of personal experiences, to unravel everything that he knew and was for the next 15 years of his life. Keith has been exhibiting his work since 1980. His work has been published in many publications including – ABC News Australia, Now Public, Flak Magazine, JPEG Magazine, File Magazine, Snaps Magazine, SHOTS, Boulevard, Mercury Records, Diversion Magazine, Cadillac…

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Éditions S.T.L. and The Great War – Black & White Photography Article

Éditions S.T.L. and The Great War Éditions S.T.L. was one of the most prolific producers of glass and paper stereoviews with images of the First World War but not much is known about the company.Éditions S.T.L. was located in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris. The company published photos, postcards and stereoviews, including erotic stereoviews. The company had a long history because after the Second World War it was still in business and published eight sets with postcards about the liberation of Paris. The…

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Standing on a Bridge by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Standing on a Bridge 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…

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Standing on a Bridge by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Standing on a Bridge 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…

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Mirror by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Mirror 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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Mirror by Fidan Nazim Qizi – Black & White Photography Article

Mirror 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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The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 11th December, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

The Weekend in Black and White: Friday, 11th December, 2020. These photos are from rupam (Guwahati Diaries), magiceye (Litter burning), Debbie (Duke in all his glory), Follygirl (Road trip), tomthebackroadstraveller (Winter in Black and White), and Rob (Once upon a time…). rupam magiceye Debbie Follygirl tomthebackroadstraveller Rob   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…

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