Tag Archives: Monochrome Madness

MM 2-43 Curves in Monochrome

I went all the way back to January of last year to find my monochrome photo for this month’s theme of Curves. We spent a few hours during our trip to Hawaii that month visiting the Honolulu Museum of Art … Continue reading

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Barcelona Cathedral in Monochrome

I have been working on some of the photos I took on our walk through Barcelona’s Barri Gotic district one day last October and I came across this shot that I thought might look interesting in monochrome. So here it … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-37: Angels Theme

We drove to a community church in Livermore, California the other day to see and hear our nine-year-old granddaughter perform in her annual Christmas Recital. This shot I took of a nativity scene wedged between the piano and the microphone … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-36: the Santa theme

Santa Claus and one of his elves were in attendance at a small children’s choir performance at one of our local shopping centers the other day. This shot will be my entry for Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness 2-36.

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Monochrome Madness 2-35: Gaudi’s Crypt in Colonia Guell

We visited the village of Colonia Guell outside Barcelona a few weeks ago to see the unfinished church designed by Antoni Gaudi. It’s called Gaudi’s Crypt because only the crypt portion of the church was ever completed. This shot of … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-33: La Sagrada Familia

The highlight of our sightseeing bus tour around Barcelona a couple of weeks ago was our view of La Sagrada Familia (English: The Holy Family) and the trip around the block allowed us to see the church’s exterior from all … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-32: The Columbus Monument in Barcelona

The Monument a Colom (Spanish: Mirador de Colon) stands at the foot of La Rambla, one of Barcelona’s most popular streets. It was completed in 1888 for the Esposcion Universal de Barcelona in honor of Christopher Columbus who arrived back … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-31: Clouds over Tibidabo

One cloudy day during our recent trip to Barcelona we traveled to Tibidabo, the highest hill in the city, to visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor) and see the view of the city from … Continue reading

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Portugal’s Pena Palace in Monochrome

My wife and I traveled to Portugal in the spring of 2010 and one day we took the train from central Lisbon to Sintra about 25 km away to see the Pena Palace (Palacio Nacional da Pena), the summer home … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness — Country Theme

Leanne Cole’s suggested theme for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is “Country.” For my entry I decided to combine two meanings of the word. According to Wikipedia, “A country is a region that is identified as a distinct entity in … Continue reading

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