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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Simple Silhouette

"Hold the vision, trust the process." Author Unknown Canon EOS Rebel T6s Lens-Macro USM Exposure Mode – Manual No Flash ƒ/2.8 Focal length 60 mm Shutter speed -1/400 ISO 100 Digital Photography School - How to Photograph Silhouettes? Exposure Mode – Manual No Flash ƒ/2.8 Shutter speed -1/250 ISO 100 Animal and palm tree foam stickers. … Continue reading Simple Silhouette

Nature’s forms in rhythm – textures

"Nature has a way of reminding us, that all things great and small, ebb and flow in rhythm with the heartbeat of her call." Gabriella Goddard

Ocean – sound of harmony

The ocean is a mighty harmonist. William Wordsworth

Abstract shadows – Monochrome

Examples of abstract shadow photos - 6 photos. Have a bright day everyone! 🙂

Solitude

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

Pages and words

"The first lesson reading teaches is how to be alone"  Jonathan Franzen “Reading is that fruitful miracle of a communication in the midst of solitude.” Marcel Proust Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author. Jean de la Bruyere

Profound simplicity – nature

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way. Charles Bukowski

Whisk way

The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low. Richard Carlson

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.

What if ?

Photo gallery. Apples made for each other - Still life photography.

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.