Posts about monochrome

  • Black-and-white photos on my office wall

    Pride of place

    I finally got around to framing and hanging some photos of favourite places in my home office.

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  • Silver Efex Pro

    The image editing tool Silver Efex Pro has long been a much-used and highly recommended solution for converting digital (or scanned colour) images to black and white. There are many detailed options for conversion, including specific settings for reproducing the effect of old black and white photographic films like those from Ilford or Agfa. Google acquired […]

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  • The Weather Project

    Visiting Olafur Eliasson’s “The Weather Project” with family, at the Tate Modern gallery in London. The figures in the top of the picture are reflected in the mirror-like ceiling of the vast turbine hall.

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  • Found on film

    In going through old negatives to scan, I came across a set of unpublished black and white photographs from a day with my family in London during 2007.

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  • All Staff

    Black and white images from previous work trips out to Zürich, Basel and Neuchâtel.

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  • Smogging

    One of my Gran’s endearing terms was “smogging” (which the rest of us know as “snogging”).

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  • Street Scene, Tenby, Wales

    A great moment as a family’s dog can barely contain himself on the way to the beach.

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  • Dark Interior, Pompeii, Italy

    Jo makes her way interestedly around one of the few semi-intact rooms in the ancient ruined city of Pompeii.

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  • The Leica Experience

    I used a Leica M8 for a minute or so yesterday; my first ever hands-on experience of the digital version of a classic rangefinder camera.

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