Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge: Black and White…French chateau

Posted: July 21, 2014 in Phoneography Challenge
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3rd Monday = black and white shots

Black and white shots = atmosphere, texture, shape

Phoneography Challenge = fun and great photography

A visit to  medieval chateau in France gave me the material for this week’s photos.  I like the atmosphere in the first.  Look carefully.  Can you see Dracula or another creature of the night lurking nearby?  In reality, the chateau wasn’t at all spooky in the bright sunshine and with colorful flowers scattered throughout the grounds.  But as Dr. Seuss might have said, “Oh, the things you will see with just a bit of editing!”


The wheel on the ancient water system looks completely different in black and white.

photo 2(89)

Finally, I added a 60’s look to a bit of the ruined wall.  Perhaps, if you’re old enough, you once got a postcard that looked like this.

photo 1(89)

  1. What an inspiring trip it is to France! I like reading them since you are near to one of my favorite regions

  2. The first one stole my attention. It works so well in monochrome, especially the textures of the stones. Happy Photo Challenge.

  3. Janet, that first one is very dramatic. It definitely adds atmosphere to the photo, quite haunting! 🙂

  4. It looks like your having a grand time. When do you find the time to post. You are fastidious.
    I admire your energy. Have a great time !!!!!

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