Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Hands, Feet, or Paws

This statue of a bear is located outside of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming. In full color, the bear is a wonderful orange, but the transition to black and white is also quite appealing:

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge is always a great deal of fun. Follow the link to see other entries of hands, feet, or paws.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Letters O or P

This week I have been featuring Puerto Rico in most of my posts. Sooo, Puerto Rico starts with a ‘P’ and ends with an ‘O’. How appropriate. Here are three black and white shots from that wonderful island.

Here is the fort in Old San Juan:

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Next we have a window that is definitely shaped like an ‘O’:

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And finally, we have a beautiful parrot:

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Follow the link to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge to find other wonderful entries.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Ground

When you want some pictures of interesting bare ground, the best place to go is Yellowstone National Park. The featured image is of the ‘Fountain Paint Pot’ were mud is king and hot steam is normal.

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Nearby is a desolate landscape where life holds on by a slim thread:

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Of course, moving around in this landscape required the National Park Service to build some elevated sidewalks:

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You can even find rivers running through the landscape:

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Come on over the Cee Neuner’s blog page and view some of the other CB&W entries.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Mirror Images or Reflections

Here is Cee’s  Black and White Challenge for this week:

This week the topic is Mirror Images or Reflections.   As long as there is a mirror or reflection of some sort as the main focus of your photo, it fits in this challenge this week.  I just want you to have some fun with your photography.

I have chosen a reflection in a quiet pool from Mendenhall Gardens near the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska:

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See more entries at Cee Neuner’s challenge page.


After further reflection (pun intended) I decided to display the entire photo of this quiet pool in full color and enhanced with the photo app installed on Windows 10 on my Microsoft Surface. You can see the part I cropped to make the B&W reflection photo for this challenge.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs of Any Kind

Today we went to downtown Greensboro for the first annual Veterans Day Parade. After the parade, we were walking back to the car when I spotted this sign. I thought it would be perfect for this week’s B&W photo challenge. The picture was taken with the sun just off to the right, which led to the circular spot in the upper right hand corner of the photo.

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Here is the picture in its natural colors:

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Thanks to Cee Neuner for working so hard on so many photography challenges. You can catch this weeks #CB&W Challenge here.


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