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Take a Black and White Photo, Get a patch! Answered

 Hello again.

It's time for another photo contest!
This month the theme is a nice broad one, just to get things going after the first one last month.

Black and White

This months theme is Black and White.
Try and focus on those distinctive shapes and defined shadows that make black and white photos pop.
Get into the mindset of what will look good when in black and white. A good contrast is normally a good basis for a black and white photo.

Any black and white photo is allowed, digital or analogue. Nearly all modern digital cameras have a black and white mode.


The one stipulation is that you have to go and take a new photo!
Not just upload an old photo.
The idea is to encourage you to take some new pics, opposed to showing off what we have done before.

Attached are a couple of shots I took today!

Every black and white photo uploaded gets a Patch!

If I missed giving you a patch last month, let me know in your comment, and I will send you one of each to make up.



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Hello Kitty

8 years ago

Hello Kitty: (I know, shocking, right? :)

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zpollack

8 years ago

http://www.flickr.com/photos/50901568@N05/

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zpollack

8 years ago

Flickr:Z_Pollack

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bauble

8 years ago

Old but loved squeaker toy that sits near my computer.

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gwylan

8 years ago

Here's view out my front door this morning (once I figured out the black & white  setting on my camera).

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quesoman

8 years ago

 heres my photo. its not very noticable but my guitar is missing the high E string.

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red-king

8 years ago

 some of my Port Orford cedar arrows with field points on them, and my incredibly comfortable, and warm rabbit fur hat.

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red-kingTool Using Animal

Reply 8 years ago

nope. I bought them from 3 rivers archery. All I did was mount the points.

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Tool Using Animalred-king

Reply 8 years ago

Oh good, I was gonna post my bamboo arrow instructable, eventually, and those make mine look terrible.

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red-kingTool Using Animal

Reply 8 years ago

 I'm absolutely terrible at mounting points. I had to wrap some jute cord around it to hide the hot glue...

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glowdog

8 years ago

Empty Room with ladders.

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bertus52x11

8 years ago

Cool idea!  Am I too late? 

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arynraynes

8 years ago

one of my favourite toys that sits by my comp all day

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wufeisgirl

8 years ago

Yay for weddings!! :) 

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Creativeman

8 years ago

I couldn't choose just one!

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bloke2022

8 years ago

Here's mine.

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Wasagi

8 years ago

 This was part of a multitude of pictures I took of Army Men portraying the battle of Stalingrad. The first is just the second one zoomed in and cropped, but they're some of my favorites form it.

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Kiteman

8 years ago

Are we allowed a small cheat?

I took this about an hour ago, lifting the lid of the blue-tit box in our garden and poking the camera through for a moment.

There are actually six young blue tits in the nest, but two a quite small, and get sat on a lot.

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KitemanKiteman

Reply 8 years ago

Although, I can't decide if I prefer it with more of the beaks in colour...

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KitemanLithium Rain

Reply 8 years ago

I'm glad somebody likes it (looks pointedly at Jake).

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Lithium RainKiteman

Reply 8 years ago

I'm all that matters, right? ;D

I once tried to keep a nest of orphaned baby birds alive on worms I dug up from the backyard, cooing eep, eep, eep, eep, to get them to open their mouths. I fed them A LOT of worms, but they wound up not surviving despite my best efforts. :(

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KitemanLithium Rain

Reply 8 years ago

Of course (this is the second year blue tits have tried to raise a brood in the box - last year was a failure, two sad little half-fledged corpses).

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gmjhoweKiteman

Reply 8 years ago

 Is this your entry?

1. It seems to have found its way on as a reply
2. Its not black & white. Colour pick outs may be saved for another time!

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Kitemangmjhowe

Reply 8 years ago

I guess that's a "no" to small cheats, then...

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bADiTCH

8 years ago

 Here's mine.

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zascecs

8 years ago

Just the dog's chew toy and some T.V. effects.

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yokozuna

8 years ago

Inspired by a certain avatar, i was curious how this would turn out.  Keeping my eye open for the flash wasn't as hard as I thought, but it does make me look a bit angry. :)

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gmjhoweyokozuna

Reply 8 years ago

 Yeah, I must have taken about 30 odd shots. I had to use lots of external light, and some macro extension tubes. I also used it hooked upto my computer so I could use my iPod to trigger, and see what I was photo'ing with live view, with my other eye.

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lowercase

8 years ago

 A storm panorama (3 pictures stitched together)

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gmjhowelowercase

Reply 8 years ago

 Thats a nice picture. Lightening always makes for great shots!

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Notbob

8 years ago

I wish I had some of my film negatives scanned in to my computer, ohboy do i have a lot from photography class.

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Hiyadudez

8 years ago

I did a few out of boredom :-)

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MotaBoi

8 years ago

 Here's a wire sculpture I made, its a runner :P

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thelandlord

8 years ago

If anybody is watching their weight, this should help - it'll put you off your breakfast!  :-) 

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thelandlordKiteman

Reply 8 years ago

A Good point well made - I'll use that mugshot.  :-) 

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Kaiven

8 years ago

 An old knife I made for a friend... tiny little thing...

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