Billingsgate Market in Black and White

Billingsgate Market in Black and White

We spent a day in London a few weeks ago and I could quite literally spend all day clicking away on my camera.  I love all the buildings, old and new.  They fascinate me in equal measure.  We couldn’t persuade Monkey to go on the London Eye, so we went… Continue reading »

Running water by the Arch in Black and White

Another shot from my recent solo walk around Stowe Landscape Gardens.  When I’m with Monkey we normally walk behind this arch and we miss this view totally. Running water by the Arch in Black and White, a moment to stand and reflect.

The Grotto in Black and White

The Grotto at Stowe

I love the different textures in this shot – The Grotto in Black and White, taken at Stowe Landscape Gardens earlier in the week. It’s a little hidden treasure that I’d forgotten about and somewhere I’ll have to share with Monkey soon. Have you discovered any hidden gems on your… Continue reading »

Glass roof in black and white

Glass roof in black and white

This afternoon I’m looking up at a glass roof in black and white.  I took this last weekend at Alexandra Palace, there’s a rather marvelous Palm Court before you enter the main exhibition halls.  It’s well worth looking up at times.  

The Fountain of Love in Black and White

Fountain of Love in Black and White

I’m sticking with Cliveden as my theme for posts this weekend and this afternoon I’m sharing a shot of the Fountain of Love in black and white. I do love all the different textures in this shot and really should spend more time looking at shots in black and white…. Continue reading »

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Spiders Web

This week has been such a mixed bag weather wise.  We’ve experienced everything from freezing cold, monsoon rain, howling gales right through to thick fog and beautiful sunshine.  I got in the car on Friday morning and someone had been up bright and early and created a masterpiece. I do love… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 85

The B&W Photography Project Week 85

The B&W Photography Project Week 85 and this week we’re looking up again, this time at the British Motor Museum.  Look Mummy!!!  There are cars driving in the air!! I love the mix of sports cars with the photos of older cars, through in the metal work of the ceiling for… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 84

The B&W Photography Project Week 84

The B&W Photography Project Week 84 and this week I’m looking up at a lovely chandelier in one of the private dining room’s at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill in Birmingham. I love the metal frame that encases the delicate crystal of the light fitting.  A modern twist… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 83

The B&W Photography Project Week 83

The B&W Photography Project Week 83 and this photo sums up the weather for me.  Well at least the weather for part of the last week. This was actually taken in colour and hasn’t needed a black and white edit at all.  Carrying on the theme of today, this shot was… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 82

Potato prints in black and white

The weather was pretty awful last Saturday so Monkey and I had a day at home.  after Monkey had finished making and painting a wooden dinosaur, he asked me to cut up a potato so he could do some potato stamping.  I was rather impressed with the results of his… Continue reading »