Black and White

A brief history: A century and a half ago, when the process of photography was in its infancy, there was only monochrome. There were some browns and blues, it wasn’t until much later that the process of black and white moved to the forefront. ¬†As you can imagine, the earliest versions didn’t have the contrast…

Posted by -  on Nov 10, 2017
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Manchester Beach 100817

This was particularly gray day in the Pacific Northwest. So black and white is the theme. The boat launch at Manchester Beach has a spectacular view of downtown Seattle. Truth be told, clouds are better than a bare sky. The water was much calmer than normal for an October day.

Posted by -  on Oct 8, 2017
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Manchester Boat Launch BW

There is a boat launch over at Manchester Beach that has a great view of downtown Seatte. However, the sunrise was obscured by the clouds and the scene was colorless. So, what do you do? Black and white conversion of course.

Posted by -  on Oct 8, 2017
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Marina Seagull

After I had captured the Sunrise Over the Marina photos, I wandered around the Bremerton Waterfront just looking around when I saw this seagull perched on a post. I had to get a bit lower to put it in the right frame. Then I converted to black and white for a silhouette effect.

Posted by -  on Oct 6, 2017
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Sinclair Inlet

When the sky is gray what do you do? Black and white of course. This is an early morning down at Bachmann Park. But you couldn’t tell by the scene. I noticed that the M/V Kaleetan had just left the Bremerton dock so I just waited a few minutes until it passed into the frame…

Posted by -  on Sep 29, 2017
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Whale Watching

On this day there was a report of a pod of Killer Whales (Orcas, as the locals refer to them), loitering in the Port Washington Narrows. There is only a ‘narrow’ passage into the bay. So I grabbed my gear and went down to the waterfront. Unfortunately the Orcas didn’t cooperate at all. But, apparently,…

Posted by -  on Jul 6, 2017
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