Monochrome Madness 2-14

I’m pretty hit and miss with these because it depends upon the type of week that I am having and how busy I am whether I remember to send a photo to Leanne for her Monochrome Madness challenge. This week I have left it to the last minute. *oops*

Last weekend, we went road tripping with friends of ours just over the border and into Northern NSW. I took this photo late Saturday afternoon in the town of Lismore. The shops were all closed and the town was pretty quiet when we wandered around. Continue reading

Monochrome Madness – Week 52

I haven’t been a regular contributor to Leanne Cole and Laura Macky’s Monochrome Madness but I have been a contributor from time to time.
Today marks a special occasion for this challenge – the first birthday of Monochrome Madness!!
I’m sure when the girls began this challenge they certainly didn’t expect it to become so popular or to last for so long but it has endured the test of time. Long enough to celebrate blowing out a figurative candle at least. Continue reading

Monochrome Madness Wednesday – A rose by any other name

This week I have chosen a photo that I took quite some time ago to enter for the MM Challenge on Leanne Cole’s blog.

I used to belong to our local camera club however with one thing and another I stopped attending. One day, one of the members (who lives only a few doors around the corner from me) knocked on the door and asked if he could pick some flowers from our garden for use in an workshop that afternoon.
I was more than happy to comply with his request. Continue reading

Monochrome Madness – Time for Tea

I have discovered that not everything converts well to monochrome. I spent some time the other day converting photos to black and white and discovered that some photos that I thought would look great didn’t and others that were borderline looked wonderful with some tweaks.

For this week’s Monochrome Madness challenge on Leanne Cole’s blog, I chose a photo that I took at the Teacup and Tea Pot display in Toowoomba¬† a couple of weeks ago. Continue reading