Monday, June 8, 2009

Monochrome Monday


It's Monday and time for another round of monochrome madness. I've heard the only thing that doesn't change is the cemetery; but one thing I'm positive doesn't change is the devotion of b&w enthusiasts. Their pictures may be viewed at the home of Monochrome Maniacs.

33 comments:

bettyl said...

Wow! That is a magnificent shot! The subject is perfect.

amatamari said...

Perfect atmosphere!
:-)

ellievellie said...

Boo -oo! I'm just a ghost - ah - a guest!

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

Epic! This is just superb. The detail in the ironwork and the ambience of the cemetery jump out of the photo and I feel like I have walked into the scene. Thanks for your comments on the Phoenician and Camelback Mountain series on my site.

Tyra in Vaxholm said...

Wonderful picture with a nice tune.

I visited Highgate Cemetery last month a 'heaven' for a photographer. I got a post on it.
Monochrome/ TYRA

Monica said...

This is stunning. The lighting is perfection. The gates are interesting. Well done with this photo. :-)

joo said...

Perfect! Your photo is so atmospheric! I love it!
Have a gret week:)

cieldequimper said...

Ah, cemetaries in monochrome work wonders. A beautiful gate, so intricate.

Robin said...

Beautiful!! I love the vintage feel of the shot.

2sweetnsaxy said...

Great shot. What a beautiful gate even if it is to a cemetery. I wouldn't have guess that's where it was.

Hilda said...

Gorgeous gate and very atmospheric (and creepy!) photo!

Of course, I just need to ask: who's Lawrence?

Hilda said...

Oh, and I think this is perfect for another movie about Dracula!

RuneE said...

I'm not so sure about how unchangeable the cemetery itself is, but I agree about is as a worthy subject for B & W. And this was another fine example.

Aileni said...

If it wasn't for the Audio notice, this would be utterly timeless. Sepia suits it.

Malyss said...

I like this shot; A kind of "gothic" mood.. It makes me think about the old movies of the 30ies.Perfect picture for your B&W monday.

Marie Reed said...

Whoa Nellie! Is this an actual altered photo? I can't take my eyes off of it! If it weren't for the ittle 'audio tours' sign I would have thought that it was a painting!

Jilly said...

Absolutely beautiful. I've always loved cemeteries. Great places for shots like yours - superb!

Anne said...

Just perfect again Clueless.

hip chick said...

Beaurtiful. I love all the detail.

brattcat said...

Ditto, ditto, ditto, Clueless. This is a real gem.

Regina said...

Perfect!

Daryl said...

nice shot!

Christopher Raun Leth said...

What can I say that haven't been said already? You do know how to make a B&W work!

Jacob said...

This would make a superb cover for a mystery novel! The clarity of the gate wrestles with the eerie mystery of the background...

I'm impressed.

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Enjoy and have a wonderful day!

Lois said...

It looks like a scene from a old movie. I absolutely love it!

Cezar and Léia said...

This gate is fantastic and you made a perfect choice for this b & w post!
Adorable post!
Léia

Snapshutter said...

Fantastic photo with that dark gate and light background. Seems to be inviting you to the other side.

b.c. said...

nice shot, and the monochrome is so fitting for a cemetery picture...

Tash said...

well done! I love the lightness of color and feel of the tree behind the dark, yet inviting gate. The huge tombstone is also essential to the compositions. well done!

Shaun said...

Beautifully done.

Hege said...

The perfect b/W picture.

The black against the light background - makes this magical.

glasgowdailyphoto said...

Beautiful. Your monochrome shots are always stunning.

Jackie

Corey Templeton said...

Beautiful shot!