I took this photo years ago and decided to post it because the bird is too amazing just to sit in my archives. Affable and clumsy on land, boobies are skilled aerial divers when feeding at sea. In Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands, these birds nest on low-lying mangroves that manage to take root in fields of lava with a minimal soil layer.
This seagull is taking in the view, and probably looking for a meal, in the small harbor village of Bodega Bay, California. This is my submission to this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole.
Oops! I couldn’t resist leaving the bucket pink. I shot this photo at Laguna Beach, California one afternoon after a hike in the hills overlooking the coast.
To me, the best thing about this challenge has been the experience of realizing that certain images do not work well in black and white. Finding images for black-and-white Continue Reading
These two windswept ponies were happily grazing in their pasture in Iceland when we visited last fall.
Today I would like to welcome a new blogger, Dave Deuel of ChaqueCarreFour, who will be taking up this challenge soon. Best wishes, Dave, in your black and white adventures!
My red rose will be serving double duty today for two very different monochrome challenges. The first is the Monochrome Madness Challenge, hosted by Leanne Cole. The second is a challenge to post one black-and-white image on five consecutive days. Please let me know by comment or email if you would like to take up the Five Day Challenge.