View from Astoria Column

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare In response to Photo Challenge Atop Monochrome View from a 125-foot column which sits atop of Coxcomb Hill overlooking Astoria.

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Noir landscapes

When in doubt, don't. Benjamin Franklin

Ocean – sound of harmony

The ocean is a mighty harmonist. William Wordsworth

Glass & water -Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge

“Whether the glass is half empty or half full, you have the power to fill it up.” Matshona Dhliwayo In response to Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge Glass: Anything from a small jar to a windshield and in response to Daily post one word prompt Lush.

Solitude

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion." Albert Camus

Sea and sand – Monochrome

smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul and spirit fly, into the mystic... Van Morrison

Shadows of light shapes

“We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows,the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates.” Jun'ichirō Tanizaki

Leaves silhouette

There is another alphabet, whispering from every leaf, singing from every river, shimmering from every sky. Dejan Stojanovic

A winter day – Monochrome

It was evening all afternoon. It was snowing And it was going to snow. The blackbird.... Monochrome- Photo gallery- winter day.

Echoes of hollow- still life photography.

Still life photography- glass abstracts. Photo gallery Echoes of hollow shallow waves roll sounds of wallow.

Short story windows – Monochrome

Monochrome photography- windows into other worlds.

may..find in the sea

as small as a world and as large as alone. For whatever we lose (like a you or a me) its always ourselves we find in the sea E. E. Cummings In response to daily prompt 'elicit'

Tiny tilt bridge – Monochrome

It is a small world. Miniature scene- experiment with the tilt-shift technique

Black and white is more

Color is everything, black and white is more. Dominic Rouse Things Made Out of Plastic - CB&W. Photo gallery

Simple suspension bridge- Monochrome

St. Johns Bridge - suspension bridge "The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck." Ralph Waldo Emerson Monochrome photo gallery

An unrefined hymn

An unrefined hymn of rustic allegory Meet unfinished lines.

Beyond borders- Infinite

One honors one’s light- The divine facilitates, shines in one, boundless. Monochrome - 4 photographs

Tucked in memories – Photography

This is how memories are made... by going with the flow. Amanda Bynes

Sun and shades- Monochrome

Black and white photographs-“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.” Walt Whitman

Black and white abstract

Black and white abstract photography -Poise of abstract ease, sketches of black and mint white, peculiar in plain.

Behold, the whispers of Nature

Behold, the whispers of nature. When the Sun sets in And darkness embraces light Grayness sits beside the shore talking to breeze Isn't it a wonderful world And the Mountain smiles- Serene in its stillness, Whispers, it sure is! Rise and behold, the whispers of nature. Preeti @Attuned Photography