I have been invited by Ana of Celebrating Sunshine to participate in a Five Day Black and White Photography Challenge. Her blog is full of cheerful, inspirational posts exploring the positive side of life. Please visit her blog to see for yourself. Thank you, Ana for inviting me to this challenge.
There are only two rules for the black and white photography challenge:
- On 5 consecutive days, create a post using either a past or recent photo in black and white.
- Each day invite another blogging friend to join in the fun.
I’m normally drawn to color photography over black and white, so I accepted the challenge to see if I could improve my appreciation for it.
Today I invite the Woodland Gnome at Forest Garden to join us in the challenge. She documents, with beautiful photos and prose, her garden and surroundings along the James River in Virginia. No pressure, this is about having fun!
I like it! It’s hard to go wrong with all those leading lines 🙂
Thanks! New territory for me, so glad you liked it. 🙂
I’m betting you’ll have fun with this. We’re in a bland time of year, so maybe this’ll help spice things up 🙂
I hope so! I’m inviting you tomorrow 😉
Well, you already said it’s all in good fun 😀
On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 5:53 PM, Eliza Waters wrote:
Great image Eliza.
Karen, thanks so much – I’m hoping you’ll join us – you willing?
I might give it a miss this time around Eliza, thanks anyway.
Aw, rats, your photos are so awesome. Next time perhaps. 🙂
I like it too! My Rorschach interpretation: the web of life.
Thank you, that is an apt description!. 🙂
I love looking up at trees and seeing blue sky but your lovely image gives another perspective: )
Thank you kindly! I feel the same, but as wrote, I thought it would cause me to ‘stretch’ a little! 😉
Thank you, Cindy!
Thank you, Eliza. This picture is spectacular; so real, it makes me dizzy. 🙂
Ha-ha, I hope you were sitting down! Thanks, Ana!
Congrats. Have fun:)
What a wonderful photo, Eliza! It really puts the human point of view in proper perspective! It is a perfect choice for Black and White. That looks like a ‘snow sky,’ and hope it is just a trick of the light 😉 Once I figure out how to convert my photos to B&W, I’ll be happy to take up your challenge 😉 Thank you for your kind words. How could I possibly refuse after an invitation like that??? ❤
🙂 Thank you!
You’ve got a good eye for the weather! Actually, it did start to snow right after I took that photo. It was in January and I was deep in the woods, far from home.
Your photo editor should have a B/W option.
Working on finding it now… 😉
I’m learning as I go, too. It seems high contrast , simple shots convert well. Can’t wait to see what you come up with, you have lots of good fodder. 😉
Always love the opportunity to learn something new and stretch beyond the current boundaries 😉 A gift, wrapped in a challenge… Giant hugs 😉
Big bear hugs back! 🙂
Beautiful photo. Can’t wait to see the others! Isn’t it funny how we couldn’t wait for color photography and color television…yet B&W photos are now so breathtaking.
Thank you, Debra. There are some who very good with B&W, I can only try! 😉
I love shots taken with this perspective, great capture Eliza! 🙂
Thank you, Julie. Yes, we often forget to look up! 🙂
That’s a lovely image.
Thank you, Fi. It is fascinating how the branches fill every bit of available light.
Beautiful! Black & white gives it a moodiness or drama, too.
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Thanks for the link!
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viewing Spring coming to life! Wonderful view!
Thanks so much for stopping by and all your wonderful comments!