Monochromia

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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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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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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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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Cafe Life – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Cafe Life – Monochromia   As a street photographer, after hours of walking around, one of my favorite things was to tuck into a cafe for food or drink and get off my feet. I realized quickly this was another great place to  people watch and capture every day life with my camera. The wonderful light from the lap top attracted me to this image and the intensity with which he was concentrating, Like this:Like Loading… Related December 10, 2020December 3, 2020…

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Wildland Firefighters – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Wildland Firefighters – Monochromia Long Valley Fire DepartmentUtah “Wildland firefighters do not enjoy the cultural prestige that structural firefighters do. They do not wax their fire engines and cruise down the local parade route, lights flashing; they are not the subject of countless popular books and movies; major politicians do not honor their sacrifices on the Senate floor or from the Rose Garden; they do not have bagpipe bands, fancy equipment, enduring icons, or other signifiers of honor verifying the…

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A night at the opera – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

A night at the opera – Monochromia 5 years ago, I was on a trip with some friends to Dresden, the capital of the stat of Saxxon here in Germany. It’s in the eastern part and was part of the GDR, which became part of the FRG back in 1990 when the inner-German border stumbles down and both parts of Germany were reunited after 45 years of partition. This is the Semper Opera house at night in the center of…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Admin – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Admin – Monochromia   I don’t know about you, but I often take a picture that I wonder what appealed to me at the time.What caught my eye. I think I’ve seen some sort of shot before and there is this flash of recognition and I try to record the image I have seen in my head. It maybe the lines in the shot the way the windows and the wooden doors contrast with the brickwork. Or maybe it’s a…

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A break before seasons end – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

A break before seasons end – Monochromia Black And White Photography, Photography, Steven Flag and Farmall © Steven Willard It won’t be long before the tractor gets pulled into the barn for the winter Olympus OMD EM1 Mk II with Zuiko f2.8 12-40mm Pro zoom, processed in Snapseed. Visit my blog https://stevenwillardimages.wordpress,.com Like this:Like Loading… Related October 5, 2020October 5, 2020 stevenjwillard Tagged Black and White, Monochromia, Olympus OMD EM1 Mk II, Steven, Steven Willard, Woodbury Connecticut, Zuiko 12-40mm f2.8…

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Illuminated – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Illuminated – Monochromia Black And White Photography, Dan, Photography Theodore Roosevelt National Park – North Dakota, The Wild Horses #TRNP http://traun-photo.com/dan/theodore-roosevelt-national-park-north-dakota-the-wild-horses-trnp/ via @traunphoto Like this:Like Loading… Related October 2, 2020September 14, 2020 Dan Traun Tagged Black And White Photography, Dan, Dan Traun, dantraun.com, Monochromia, Photography, Theodore Roosevelt National Park Leave a comment This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Dan Traun Read Full Article

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How things are – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

How things are – Monochromia Not what we’re used to © Steven Willard Greeted at the door wearing a face mask with hand sanitizer. It’s hard to feel welcome. This is Rhinebeck, New York today, streets blocked to make space for merchants to bring their goods outdoors and restaurant tables out on the sidewalks. Olympus Pen F with Panasonic 15mm f1.7 lens, processed in Snapseed. Take a few minutes to check out my blog https://stevenwillardimages.wordpress.com   Like this:Like Loading… Related…

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Borgund Stavkyrje – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Borgund Stavkyrje – Monochromia   As promised last week, here is a picture of the whole church, all wood and almost black with age. This church has survived with the least amount of alteration. Throughout Europe there where some 1000 wooden churches built this is one of the 28 left.Fun fact: If you come from the village you can get married here.Nikon Z6Nikkor Z 24-70f/4 SPP. Silver efexPro II Like this:Like Loading… Related September 26, 2020September 25, 2020 kilted1 Tagged…

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What lies behind – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

What lies behind – Monochromia Watertown,Connecticut © Steven Willard I have no recollection about the front of this building, it left no impression on me, but I do remember thinking when I saw this array of meters that there must have been a lot going on here at some time. I’d like to go back sometime to see if I could get inside for some photography. Pentax K5IIs with f2.8 35mm macro lens, processed in PS Express and Snapseed. I…

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Like Dragons in the air – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Like Dragons in the air – Monochromia Norway is known for it’s wooden churches. This one in Borgund is no exception It dates back to 1183 but the timber used was felled in 1180. My picture shows just some small details of the roof against a stormy sky. I’ll share some shots going forward of the whole building. Until next time…stay safe. Nikon Z6Nikon Z 24-70 f/4.0s Like this:Like Loading… Related September 19, 2020September 18, 2020 kilted1 Tagged Black And…

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Storms a Comin’ to Assateague – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Storms a Comin’ to Assateague – Monochromia Assateague Island is a 37 mile long island along the coasts of Maryland and Virginia known for it’s wild horses.  We saw a few the day that we visited but they were far in the distance. “The “wild” horses on Assateague are actually feral animals, meaning that they are descendants of domestic animals that have reverted to a wild state. Horses tough enough to survive the scorching heat, abundant mosquitoes, stormy weather and…

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Seen Better Days – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Seen Better Days – Monochromia Black And White Photography, Dan, Photography Theodore Roosevelt National Park – North Dakota, The Wild Horses #TRNP http://traun-photo.com/dan/theodore-roosevelt-national-park-north-dakota-the-wild-horses-trnp/ via @traunphoto Like this:Like Loading… Related September 18, 2020September 14, 2020 Dan Traun Tagged Black And White Photography, Dan, Dan Traun, dantraun.com, Monochromia, Photography, Theodore Roosevelt National Park Leave a comment This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Dan Traun Read Full Article

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Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia Dew Frosted Banded Demoiselle My name is Pavel, and I’ve been living in Prague, Czechia for 30 years, although I’m originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, where I lived until 1990. I’ve been photographing for about 30 years. I studied visual arts and photography at Johannesburg Art, Ballet, Drama and Music School (now the National School of Arts), and then photography at the Performing Arts Academy in Prague (FAMU), specializing in social documentary. My…

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Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia Dew Frosted Banded Demoiselle My name is Pavel, and I’ve been living in Prague, Czechia for 30 years, although I’m originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, where I lived until 1990. I’ve been photographing for about 30 years. I studied visual arts and photography at Johannesburg Art, Ballet, Drama and Music School (now the National School of Arts), and then photography at the Performing Arts Academy in Prague (FAMU), specializing in social documentary. My…

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Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia Dew Frosted Banded Demoiselle My name is Pavel, and I’ve been living in Prague, Czechia for 30 years, although I’m originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, where I lived until 1990. I’ve been photographing for about 30 years. I studied visual arts and photography at Johannesburg Art, Ballet, Drama and Music School (now the National School of Arts), and then photography at the Performing Arts Academy in Prague (FAMU), specializing in social documentary. My…

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Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia Dew Frosted Banded Demoiselle My name is Pavel, and I’ve been living in Prague, Czechia for 30 years, although I’m originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, where I lived until 1990. I’ve been photographing for about 30 years. I studied visual arts and photography at Johannesburg Art, Ballet, Drama and Music School (now the National School of Arts), and then photography at the Performing Arts Academy in Prague (FAMU), specializing in social documentary. My…

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Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia Dew Frosted Banded Demoiselle My name is Pavel, and I’ve been living in Prague, Czechia for 30 years, although I’m originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, where I lived until 1990. I’ve been photographing for about 30 years. I studied visual arts and photography at Johannesburg Art, Ballet, Drama and Music School (now the National School of Arts), and then photography at the Performing Arts Academy in Prague (FAMU), specializing in social documentary. My…

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Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Guest Post – Pavel Suba – Monochromia Dew Frosted Banded Demoiselle My name is Pavel, and I’ve been living in Prague, Czechia for 30 years, although I’m originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, where I lived until 1990. I’ve been photographing for about 30 years. I studied visual arts and photography at Johannesburg Art, Ballet, Drama and Music School (now the National School of Arts), and then photography at the Performing Arts Academy in Prague (FAMU), specializing in social documentary. My…

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