That looked like a book, and told a story.
Years later, as a young man little Harry joined the Dorset Yeomanry when war was declared. In December 1917, Harry was fatally wounded at Mughar Ridge, Palestine, he was just 28.
This is for Paula’s Black and White Sunday, click the link to join her.
Thanks to Paula and her black and white Sunday, I’ve been playing with monochrome a lot more recently. Sometimes with good results, sometimes not. This afternoon I took the dogs out around the local area, within a mile from home, and spotting a red door with peeling paint made me think of Paula’s before and after challenge. I only had my phone, but I started snapping and ended up with six photos that I like.
These are the befores.
and here are the black and white edits.
They may even be in the same order.
Thanks Paula, I had fun with this and the dogs were happy that I wasn’t walking too fast!
It’s the last day for Paula’s black and white challenge of ‘Passage’, tomorrow there will be a new theme.
This was originally a very colourful image, bright yellow, orange and majorelle blue, but I didn’t notice the shadows until I monochromed it.
Thanks Paula, for making me think more about black and white photos!
This old farm building in Fiumefreddo, Sicily was surrounded by orange groves. I stayed there, not in the barn, but in an agriturisme hotel on the same site, a few years ago.
I wonder if the building has been renovated or has tumbled down.
Traces of the past is Paula’s Black and White Sunday post here, if you’d like to join in.
It’s Black and White Sunday again, the week has flown by. Paula thinks that landscapes are everyone’s favourite theme, well I’m not sure that I agree, I find them quite difficult, especially in black and white.
My entry this week is an image of Aphrodisias, an ancient Greek city in central Anatolia.
The city was named after the Greek goddess of love in the second century BC, but it’s long been a sacred site. It’s believed that neolithic people worshipped the mother goddess nearly six thousand years earlier. It’s less visited than Ephesus, but is far more interesting, especially with its connection to the sacred feminine.
Paula’s Black and White Sunday theme is macro this week. My photo isn’t really macro, just close up and I’m never too sure about flowers in black and white, are you? Still it is in decay so perhaps that helps/.
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