Monday, August 3, 2015

The Black and White Challenge

This week the challenge was black and white!  And who could resist the mysterious loveliness that a monochromatic photograph has to offer?  We hope you enjoy this sampling from our fPOE team! 

Canon 5D Mark II
20-70mm f/2.8L
ISO 200, f/6.3, 1/200 sec

"Vertigo 2"
Nikon D610
Sigma 24-105mm f/4 @ 24mm
ISO 100, f/4.5, 1/640 sec

"Bearded Iris BNW"
Nikon 7100
Nikon 150mm Macro 
ISO 250, f/9, 1/100 sec

"Stairway to Heaven?"
Nikon 3300
Nikor 18-105mm 
ISO 200, f/11, 1/1250 sec

"Father and Son"
Canon 6D
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 @47mm
ISO 160,  f/3.2, 1/1000 sec

"Old Dollhouse Chair"
Canon Rebel
50-100mm macro
ISO 100, f/16

"Watered Down"
Nikon D80
ISO 100, f/5.6, 1/10 sec

"Beautiful Storm Brewin' over Mesas"
Canon Kiss XTI
300mm @ 80mm

"Stand Tall"
Nikon D7000
Nikon 18-105mm
ISO 160, f/14, 1/125 sec

Canon EOS Rebel T3 (1100D)
Canon 55-250mm @ 84mm
ISO 100, f/9, 1/500 sec

"3 in a Row"
Nikon D600
Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 @46mm
ISO 500, f/11, 1/25 sec

"Bone Yard"
Canon 5D Mark II
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L @50mm
ISO 200, f/9, 1/200 sec

"Curious Croaker"
Nikon D5100
Nikkor 55-300mm @300mm
ISO 100, f/8, 1/640 sec  

"It Would Be Spiteful to Put a Jellyfish in a Trifle"
Canon 650D
Canon 18-55mm
ISO 1600, f/4.5, 1/500 sec

"Parisian Fountain Statue"
Canon Rebel 35mm Film Camera
Self Processed Ilford FP4 BW Film 

"Tangled Branches"
Canon 5D Mark III
Lensbaby Edge 80
ISO 100, f/4, 1/250 sec

Thank you so much for stopping by today!


  1. Beautiful black and whites!

  2. WOWZA, I'm blown away, these are all just so incredibly beautiful. Thanks so much Jessica for putting this all together.

  3. Beautiful collection!

  4. What a beautiful collection of BNW! They are just gorgeous enough when I viewed them on my tablet, but on full screen on the desktop . . . WOOSERS! It would be hard to pick a fav in this bunch. Just beautiful. Thank you Jessica for taking the time it takes in putting this together!

  5. Good stuff Ladies!
    Thanks again Jessica for putting together a great blog post.

  6. Amazing collection of images! So proud to be a part of this group :)

  7. Outstanding collection! Beautiful work, everyone, & a superb job assembling the blog, Jessica! Thank you so very much for the inclusion! 😊

  8. Gorgeous collection! Well done to everyone.

  9. Stunning Collection :) Amazing work Ladies :) T.


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