Sweet little Tinka

My cat Tinka captured in black and white. She is so pretty!

“What greater gift than the love of a cat?”

– Charles Dickens

“There is something about the presence of a cat… that seems to take the bite out of being alone.” – Louis J. Camuti

CB&W – Chairs and tables

this week CB&W Chairs and tables. Here is few picks, often they are occupied in my photos.

Pink Tulips

I did this thing I edit a photo then, obviously, I try it in monochrome. Here is the outcome of these tulip shots.

Looking out the window

Sitting in the cafe and watching people in the street

May – Macro#31

wild flowers (9 of 33)

“All of the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.”

wild flowers1 (1 of 7)

MM 4-6: Repetition

Weeks pass so quickly, here is my entry for MM 4-6: Monochrome Madness This is a theme week, Repetition being the topic. Here is my take on it.

Repetition - Ritva Sillanmäki BW-4

MM 4-5: Hook

Weeks pass so quickly, here is my entry for MM 4-5: Monochrome Madness A HOOK.

Verla - Ritva Sillanmäki (17 of 42)

Monochrome 4 – 3 – clothes pegs

This week I have picked a detail I saw, I haven’t for years dried my clothes outside. somebody obviously still does,  clothes pegs,  is my pick for Monochrome Madness this week. This time the original is included for comparison,


Found in the kitchen

MM-3-48 -Miami South Beach

My entry to  for this weeks Monochrome Madness is a photo from my trip to south Beach Miami. I have been very slow in going through my photographs from my trip but here are several  of  Night lights  in Monochrome -check the link to see which I chose to send to Leanne.#monochromemadness #LeannecoleMiami South Beach- BW (2 of 7)

Miami South Beach- BW (3 of 7)Miami South Beach- BW (4 of 7)Miami South Beach- BW (6 of 7)

Art Deco south Miami Beach. night-30

MM 3- 32 -Stairs

lines-and-paterns-4Here is my this weeks entry to Monochrome Madness .I took a day trip to Estonia and this was taken when people were lining up to  leave the ship.


So our theme is BLACK AND WHITE – Shoot something black and white – I did this is a travel candle holder, so conveniently  in black and white

Travel candle

Pieni Lintu - MakroTex challenge

Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Food

This boy enjoyed his food, and his  face is so expressive even when eating.

ove3 ove ove2


more at: Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Food


my trusted and run down foot wear, that I won’t get rid off

See Sonels blog Photo-Editing Challenge : Footwear

Stairway in color and in Black and white


Black and White Tuesday – Light

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