Black & White Sunday: Looking up

I don’t think this photo is special, but at the moment I was taking it, I was very interested in the layout of flats above my head and I told myself  – this is going to be a cracker shot – and now when I look at it – not so much. I did some post processing to give it a vintage look, maybe it helped. It was taken last Summer in Vincenza (one of the greatest discoveries on my Italian trips).

 

 
vicenza looking up

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These are this week’s contributions for Black and White Sunday:

 

Draco’s Topman

M-R’s Roman Pantheon

Cardinal’s Big Brother

Ese’s adventurer 

Colline’s smile

Tobias’s crane

Debbie’s monochrome Mediterranean 

43 Comments on “Black & White Sunday: Looking up

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    • Thank you, dear Ese and thank you for contributing to B&W Sunday. I would have linked sooner, but I was out enjoying the last sunny days this season ;). I love your adventurous shot 🙂

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      • Always a pleasure, Paula – I enjoyed being challenged this way. 🙂 Yes, the last sunny days are a treasure&treat – should not be missed, spending time indoors.

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  3. Have to agree with everyone here – the angle makes this shot interesting and holds your attention. The B&W tones help focus on the shape and symmetry of the walls.

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  4. Hello Paula, I hope you’re having a great Sunday. Here it’s “kitchen Sunday”, so I’ve baked bread and I’ll make tomato soup soon.
    I like your backyard photo. Unfortunately I don’t think I have any good photos that are shot upwards.

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    • I know you will have soon 🙂 I envy you your homemade bread. I have passed a week without any starch food and it has been hell; both hubby and I are grumpy 😀

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    • 😀 Maybe if I had edited when it was still fresh, but looking at a photo a year after it was taken has a strange effect. I come back from my trips with around 90 GB of photos, and sometimes I take months or even years to see them 😀 Thank you for reassurance Debbie. Your Mediterranean is gorgeous in b&w. You had me thinking about my photos from Corsica. We had such a beautiful light there and I adored colours, but after seeing this capture of yours, I am thinking of wanting to make them b&w too 😀 Thanks honey, this is beautiful 🙂

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    • P.S. I remembered Debbie’s challenge too Jo, but I simply can’t fit a new challenge in at this time. I am very determined to do this second blog 🙂

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    • So many young people get into smoking, Paula! I hate it so am lucky I was never tempted. I would find it fairly easy to be vegetarian and live on your leftover pastas and veg 🙂 Meat is gross and I dislike cooking it but Mick is a carnivore. Energy sounds good though 🙂

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  7. Black and white always brings out architectural details in a photograph I would not have noticed otherwise. I love the connected arch and column detail above the left hand windows you picked up.

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  8. Paula the perspective and angle of this photo really intrigues me. another inspiring shot for me to try my hand at. Thank you so much.

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  9. Wow… I’d have a crick in the neck with such a shot. Super perspective, an interesting facade – a mix of new against the old? The old being the side with arches whereas the new are the two sides with minimal character. Nice! 🙂

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