Saturday, April 10, 2010

The Brenda Photo Challenge (4-10-10) Black and White

I had every intentions of being very prepared for this challenge. I wrote the date down and had it sitting right on my desk so I wouldn't forget. That would have worked IF I was actually sitting at my desk. Lucky for me I was reading Donna's blog this morning and saw her entry.
So here are my entries
a white church in black and white
a white Easter lilly in black and white
 And a little white Westie in living color. A black and white photo challenge would not be complete without Duke.
Go to the challenge blog to see who else is participating.


Kim said...

Like the black and white photos! Duke is looking cute today too! :)

allotments4you said...

wow these are great shots...Duke is adorable as ever but my favourite is the Lily...good luck with the challenge

tahtimbo said...

Those are fantastic photos! I think that B/W photos really capture a lot of emotion.

Daniela said...

Ok, first and foremost, Duke is a doll! I love that church photo. I could look at it all day long.

Alesa Warcan said...

I wouldn't want to look at it all day, but I agree, that church shot is great! Nice post work on it too.

Donna said...

LOL, how funny that your dog is a perfect black and white subject! I love how you created the textured church image. Wowsers! And the flower is beautiful as well. OK, I think I've got a 3-way tie for my favorite!

gayle said...

I love black and white!! Beautiful!!

Lenox Knits said...

Gorgeous lily shot. and Duke looks so vivid and pops off the screen.

June Zach (Fledgling Blogger) said...

Perfectly amazing shots! Love all the photo entries in black and white.

Duke indeed is a living black and white subject! LOL

Have a blessed and relaxing weekend! ^_^

Grace said...

The last is the best!

Jeanette said...

Great pictues and Duke has such a sweet face!

Thom said...

These are all wonderful photos my friend. I love the last one. It's just so cute. Well done. Have a great week ahead :)

BeadedTail said...

They are all wonderful photos but we all love Duke's photo the best!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Spectacular shots Ann, and, of course you know that little adorable Westie is my favorite. Can he get any cuter?

Annie said...

Love the photos Ann! The little dog is such a cutie...glad he got a spot!

Ann said...

Kim, thanks, it doesn't take much for Duke to look cute

allotments4you thank you very much, I rather liked the lily myself

tahtimbo I totally agree with you. I love black and white photos

Daniela lol, that seems to be the general opinion on Duke. As for the church I have always been fascinated by that building

Alesa too much looking at one thing can cause you to miss out on something else, and thank you

donna yep duke is great either way, color or black and white. I used textures from shadowhouse creations for the church. love his stuff

gayle me too and thanks

lenox knits thanks,looks better in black and white too, I took it at work and the background seemed a bit distracting in color

junezach he sure is and he doesn't look bad in color either

grace lol duke's just such a popular little guy :)

jeanette thank you, yeah, I'm kinda stuck on that cute face of his

Thom thank you very much, doesn't take much to make the dog look cute. you have a great week yourself

beaded tail thanks Duke appreciates the votes for him :)

poetic shutterbug I kind of figured you would like him best :) I'm not sure but I think he gets a little bit cuter ever day.

Annie thank you. Duke has to get a spot otherwise his adoring fans miss him :)

Bossy Betty said...

Duke looks great in black and white!

Nessa said...

The church sure looks pretty spooky in black n white... my fav is of course Duke! :D

Duni said...

I love black and white combinations. The lily is gorgeous and Duke as adorable as ever! Sammy is also black and white :)
I'm currently even designing a new bag in black and white!

have a great Sunday!

FishHawk said...

Duke has my vote!

Me-Me King said...

Love, love loved the lily - it's my favorite flower!

Marg said...

Well the Lily is lovely but of course Duke is my favorite. They are all great pictures and it is fun seeing everything in black and white.It is interesting to me that you can take pictures in black and white. Have a great day.

sandy said...

The church photo is awesome, has enormous feeling to it. Nicely done


Audrey said...

I love black and white photo's. The flower is amazing!! Well - Duke is too of course :)

VanillaSeven said...

Great B/W photos. Looks like Duke needs a little trimming right now :)

Donna said...

HOW did I miss YOUR B&W Photos??? Didn't you sign up??
Must be me!! I need to go back to bed!!Hahaaa
These are Wonderful! Especially...Duke!!!Hahaa
Well done girl!

Cinnamon-Girl said...

I love all of them but especially the church. It's very striking!

Sheri said...

These are great pictures! Of course it wouldn't be complete without Duke!

Brenda said...

These are awesome!!! The church is my favorite but only because I'm so partial to churches. They're all wonderful shots!

Connie Girl said...

Love, love, love the church!
Of course Duke is adorable color or no color.

digiVickie said...

Gorgeous photos! Duke's a natural :D

Ann said...

bossy betty yes he's a natural

nessa it does have a spooky look to it

duni so do I. Bet those bags are going to look terrific

fishhawk but of course

me-me they are pretty

marg I actually take them in color and then do the conversion in photoshop elements

sandy thank you very much

audrey me too, there's just something about they way they look,

vanilla seven yes duke is over due for a bath and a haircut

donna I don't know how did you miss I posted a little later than I should have. Thanks

cinnamon girl the church was my favorite too

sheri nothing is complete without Duke :)

brenda thank you very much, the church is my favorite too

connie girl thanks, and duke just can't help it

vickie thanks so much

Tammy said...

Aw I love your Duke! He is adorable!

Sharkbytes said...

Really lovely images, and Duke is such a character in color or B&W!

SquirrelQueen said...

Duke is absolutely adorable, what a cutie. Monochrome gives the church a very dramatic look, great shot.

Thanks for stopping by, I am running so far behind on visiting.

Ann said...

Tammy,he has that affect on people

sharkbytes yes he sure is and thanks

squirrelqueen I love the look of monochrome it can make a rather dull picture look quite striking sometimes. don't feel bad about running behind. I may be caught up on the blogs but way behind in everything

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