Moods and Monochrome

Explorations in Monochrome with other artists and photographers

I always loved grainy old photos and the lives and moments of a time gone by that they capture. I watched and loved the 1935 film of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream by Max Rheinhardt;

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Link to film

The cinematography is magical, the light and shadow perfectly ethereal for this enchanting play and production.

Black and white portraits are a favourite as well. When well done they seem to reveal the soul of the subject.

I will try to experiment more in this as time goes on.  I’ve been inspired by many of the bloggers here such as Leanne Cole, Laura Macky, Robert Marsala  (infraredrobert), and Cee Neuner.

Laura Macky

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 Leanne Cole’s Princes Pier

and

Cee Neuner’s Dahlia

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and my own humble offerings

 

two are from my family archives, one (onboard)  which relates to a true short story  I wrote called

A Canticle for Meg”

 

and from my travels

stones of Brodgar, Orkneys

3 Comments Add yours

  1. It has been my pleasure to know you as well.

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  2. Cee Neuner says:

    Beautiful black and white photos!!! Thanks for playing this week.

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    1. thanks Cee. I am learning so much here!! Thanks for letting me use one of yours!!

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