Monthly Archives: January 2017

MM 3-41 Reflections

The theme for Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness Challenge this week is Reflections and I have decided to submit a photo I took from the upper deck of a sightseeing bus  in Brussels while on our 2012 European vacation.

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MM 3-40 Queenstown View

My wife and I visited the North Island of New Zealand for eight days in 2011 and then we flew to the country’s South Island to spend four more days in Queenstown.  This photo was taken about halfway between our … Continue reading

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MM 3-39 Glencoe Viewpoint

For this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge I have decided to submit a monochrome version of one of my favorite shots from our trip to Scotland last Spring. We were on a three-day bus trip to the Isle of Skye and … Continue reading

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MM 3-39 The John Knox House on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

We were wandering along the High Street portion of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile one day last Spring when we came across the John Knox House and Museum. This shot will be my entry to this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. Click on … Continue reading

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My First Shot with My New Lens

I know you are all waiting with bated breath to see the results of my Christmas present from Santa (see here).  So without further ado here is my first shot with my new Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art lens:

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MM 3-38 A Royal Mile Selfie

The Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is one of Edinburgh’s top tourist attractions. It’s located on the Castlehill section of The Royal Mile just down from the Castle and across from the Scotch Whisky Experience. After we toured the … Continue reading

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