Steps

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Steps Indoors or Outdoors

Steps in Grafton going up each way
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Steps in Bologna a long way up
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A carousel in Marseillaise181020_blog challenge_b&w_step_stairs_carousel_marseillaise

Steps going up a sculpture from Sculptures by the Sea, Sydney180828_blog challenge_sculptures_black and white_steps

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Things in a Row

The word prompt from Traveling At Wits End: Things in a Row

I decided to go black and white for this photo challenge and make the subject the Cathedral Church of Christ the King in Grafton for Things in a Row
The outside with lost of things in a row
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The inside – how many things in a row can you find? I have eight things in a row.
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The seats in a row.
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Look up at the ceiling for things in a row.
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The Prayer and Psalm books ready for the faithful.
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Things Made of Plastic – in black & white

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Made Out of Plastic

Jenny’s Cafe in London. Lovely green plastic chairs and a plastic squeezable sauce bottle
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A deer childs rocker in a second hand shop
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A green elephant in the same shop
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Toilet instruction in Seoul South Korea. My first visit to Seoul, the instructions weren’t in English
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Haunted

The Daily Word Prompt: Haunted

He was afraid she would look up and see his fear
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What secrets did the old shed hold? Shall we go inside and look?
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The clouds blew across the face of the Moon bringing darkness and the sounds of the night all around.
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Flying

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: In Flight
Debbie at Travel with Intent word prompt: Monochrome

The Great Cormorant fish fight
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Eastern Spinebill hovering181005_blog challenge_black and white_flight_eastern spinebill

King Parrots have a disagreement at the bird bath
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A Wedged-tailed Eagle cruising the skies
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Circles and Curves

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Circle and Curves

For Cee’s photo challenge I have decided to stick with a nature theme of circles and curves.

An Australian native snail shell
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The circles and curves of a spiders web
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The beautiful curves of a Python sleeping on the verandah
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What better circle than our Moon on a cloudy night with a bright ring around the Moon
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The favourite Eastern Yellow Robin, Bobbin, on the curve of a table in the old garden
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Trees in black and white

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Trees

I had a bit of a hard time deciding on trees for Cees photo challenge. I have just found a few that may be of interest.

This is one of the tallest Ironbark Trees in my street. I haven’t measured the tree but estimate it to be around 30meters tall. The front of my place has some big Ironbark trees like this one which was one of the attractions when I bought Durranbah.
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Along the road a towards the river is some forest gums. When they shed their bark, the timber underneath is a bright orange colour. They really stand out in the forest.180921_blog challenge_blackandwhite_trees_forest gums_orange

 

Here is a close up of one of the trees.180921_blog challenge_blackandwhite_trees_forest gums_orange_close

This is looking down towards the back of my place from the house
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In the gullies that run through my place are many Grass Trees. The one in front is about 100 years old. The one at the back is a youngster which was probably a small bunch on the ground when I bought Durranbah around 30 years ago.
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Durranbah is the name I gave this place. It means small jumping ants in Aboriginal language.