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  1. Robert Watcher

    Perfect Black & White

    every once in a while I come across something that just blows my mind. This concept related to Colours converted to Black and White, was very surprising. Something I had no idea about. Very valuable are the colour value percentages included in the video, that get you to the starting point of...
  2. Robert Watcher

    Stark, Rainy Evening scene

    Anne & I had to take a drive to pick up our tax returns this evening, and stopped on the side of a side road to get a few shots of the trees in the barren little pond. Olympus E-M1 mkii w/ 11-22 f2.8
  3. Robert Watcher


    LAST DAY OF FREEDOM A few short weeks ago, Anne and I were having fun in the interior mountains of El Salvador. As we headed home down the mountain road, I grabbed this shot through the front windshield while sitting in the back of the car. The 3 hours drive included a beautiful sunset. When...
  4. Robert Watcher

    Moisture and Mesh

    Confined to my small space in a travel trailer, in an empty field - the sun created scatter highlights on the pebbled glass of the small curtain covered windows, being further dispersed by the black mesh screening on the inside. There are only 3 windows and here is a pic from each of them...
  5. Robert Watcher

    Long Lens Social Distancing

    Long Lens Social Distancing. Contrasty Black and White textures and shadows
  6. Robert Watcher

    SAFETY FIRST - Covid-19 Restricted

    For the first time in three weeks since returning to Canada, Anne and I headed out so Anne could purchase her own groceries this time. I sat in the car while she went in with scarf over her face (to protect others if she coughed), sanitary gloves, and her own shopping bags. Strong warnings were...
  7. Robert Watcher

    Black and White Wall Features - Covid-19 distancing with long lens

    Black and White Wall Features - Covid-19 distancing with long lens
  8. Robert Watcher

    Filling Doorways

    Wandering around the streets in Mexico yesterday. Olympus EM10 w/45mm f1.8. Wireless transfer to iPad. Processed in Snapseed.
  9. Robert Watcher

    Street - Black and White

    Antigua, Guatemala - Olympus E-M10 w/14-42mm
  10. Robert Watcher

    Black & White in the Central Market

    Every once in a while, I enjoy pulling out my little (old) Olympus E-PL3, throwing on a lens and heading out to shoot more inconspicuously while looking down onto the LCD screen (there is no viewfinder). Anne & I just got off the bus at our home in San Miguel, El Salvador and I transferred a...
  11. Robert Watcher

    Mexican Street Photography - B&W

    Although I took a few photos in colour —- my goal for street photography, was to capture only images in Black & White over the next few days that we are visiting Mexico. To accomplish that, I set my camera to Monochrome (B&W) mode with Orange Filter enabled. As usual, my modus operandi is...
  12. Robert Watcher


  13. Robert Watcher

    A Bus and a Street - Black and White

    A bus and a street
  14. Robert Watcher

    Shooting the Streets around San Salvador - Black and White only

    My camera was active this past weekend, in a San Salvador. Olympus E-M10 w/14-42 & 40-150 lenses. Street #1 Street #2 Street #3 Street #4 Street #5 Street #6
  15. M

    Happy To Be Here

    Helloooo, Very happy to have found this forum as this seems to be somewhere where there are people with the same interests as me. I am very into capturing the 'is-ness' of things - such a lovely phrase - explains everything! Often my photographs have no other meaning other than the is-ness of...
  16. J

    Travelog: Capital Reef in B&W

    I could hardly wait to retire so I could resist the desert SW in the fall. After two month long trips I've been surprised at how many of my shots lend themselves to black & white conversions (using Silver Efex Pro). The gorgeous contrasting colors of rock, fall leaves, and intense blue sky are...
  17. D

    NSFW: The Barcelona Album

    Hi, I'd like to introduce my photo book project "The Barcelona Album". During the last 5 years I photographed many women in Barcelona. I encouraged them to explore their sensuality in front of my camera without limits and invited them to move freely without imitating the typical glamour...
  18. M

    Roses in Black and White

    In my garden I have a huge rose bush with Thérèse Bugnet Roses. I so prefer them to the commercial Valentine's day type roses. They are lush and aromatic and I just love it when they are completely open as they get all crinkly and wonderful. Here are a few. I hope you like them. Thérèse...
  19. D


    Just wanted to share a landscape photograph which I recently made in the beautiful Outeniqua mountains in the Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa. Outeniqua