Category Archives: Monochrome Monday

This Old House

I’ve driven past this house (not sure if it’s abandoned, historic or whatever) more times than I can count but that’s to be expected as it sits next to a busy U.S. numbered highway that runs from Jacksonville, Florida to … Continue reading

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Let’s go to the zoo

I grew up visiting the St. Louis Zoo; Marlin Perkins and Wild Kingdom television and all.  I’ve also visited the National Zoo in Washington, D.C, but after awhile I didn’t like visiting zoos as I felt “sorry” for the animals.  … Continue reading

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Where are you going 2021

While this image was taken on Christmas Day 2020 (2020 boo! hiss!) I feel it represents how we may be feeling about the new year….hopeful but not too clear on where we or things are heading. My thoughts? Use common … Continue reading

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Super Wide

My local camera shop lets me play with their gear and by “play” I mean sometimes they let me test shoot with it and sometimes they let me shoot it.  In this case I was there to get some new … Continue reading

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Just another Monochrome Monday

Well… yes and no.  It’s the holiday season so I’ve been trying to safely shop for certain presents in stores while the rest of the crew is going to get something ordered online and mailed to them.  Then there are … Continue reading

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Halloween Week – Spooky House #1

Since this is the week leading up to Halloween I’ve decided to post some “spooky” houses for the week.  I call this image “Do ghosts play basketball?”  Side note about this image,  there were two abandoned homes next to and … Continue reading

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Says who?

Says this Barred Owl we were fortunate to be led to by another couple who had seen it first on the park walking trail after they saw us with our cameras.  It was a great start to the exploration of … Continue reading

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I want to fly like a seagull…

Sometimes not every good image is a perfect one.  In this case only one bird is completely in frame, the others are just partially in and only one is sharp.  This is what happens when you are working at trying … Continue reading

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Gone Birding

Bird photography is a very interesting, sometimes challenging and rewarding genre of photography.  And even though species vary across the globe and even from one area of where you live to another, there are almost always some birds out there … Continue reading

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Garden Gardenia

I fell in love with gardenia’s after seeing the film Lady Sings the Blues.  The singer, Billie Holiday (played by Diana Ross in the movie) wore gardenias in her hair when performing. I remember a conversation I had with my … Continue reading

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