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

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.

Think simple

Believe it or not, it is not only possible to accomplish more by doing less, it is mandatory. Enter the world of elimination. Tim Ferriss

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

Sea and sand – Monochrome

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

Sepia tones

Without poetry, stories would be told in sepia. Ellen Hopkins

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

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.

Simply plain- Minimalist photography

Daily prompt- Missing Minimalist photo gallery Maybe it’s true, maybe we don’t know what we have until we’ve lost it.But, maybe it’s also true that we don’t know what we’re missing until we find it.”

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

Minimalist Photography- Keep it simple

Minimalist Photography - The features of simple elegance, grace and beauty distinguishes minimalistic photography. To minimize create contrast and keep it simple, include the essentials and exclude the non-essentials.