Black and White - cooper

Monochrome

Gazania

“Color is descriptive, black and white is interpretive.” ~ Elliott Erwitt

  • Dormant Inhibition

    evening lamp dormant for the cold - short days warming - sprouts towards the calling of spring reminder of renewal once beyond inhibition iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-02-12-iOS-IMG_1014

  • Ice Thorns

    tease of warm weather morning ice brings a reminder of winter and so let go Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-02-11-EOS-9625

  • At Some Point--Spring

    overcast cold dusting of snow where the sun laid random lines of trees abstract rhythm Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1,2L; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-29-EOS-9611

  • Tranquille

    cushions disheveled (arranged) by our labrador natural evening light random lines and textures warmth comfort home Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L: RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-28-EOS-9595

  • Symmetry & Contrasts

    airline departure from Reagan National symmetry of lines leading inward to a point contrasting with the horizon's lines and textures variations of a theme timing Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 2019-01-27-G10-IMG_0312

  • Window(s) Out-of-Focus

    a day starts from a window a day ends from a window in between an experience from which not all is in focus yet exists through the blades of the aperture Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 & Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-25-EOS-9557

  • Mid-January Bloom

    majestic bulb blooms mid season of cold and snow time does not stop Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-23-EOS-9507 - Red Amaryllis

  • Waiting and Looking

    in this moment waiting thinking looking the pier stands upon frozen water on the ice, large rocks thrown in wonder spring through summer awaits in a distant call all the while this winter moment is unknown Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L: RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-22-EOS-9490 - Accotink Bay, Virginia

  • Beyond a Passing

    fresh layer of night snow winter trees layered from branch to branch the sad evergreen the crook with the nest abstract with more beyond a passing lost in the noise to be filled in by spring Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-17-EOS-9459

  • Wondering Paths

    winding paths the edges are margins wonder extends well beyond Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L: RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-16-EOS-9436

  • Street View

    from here the storm begins then ends silence among the drifts Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-14-EOS-9427

  • Snow & Ice

    within frozen water lives another world of abstract meaning Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-01-13-EOS-9413

  • Finalis

    clear cool bright wet last walk through this season until the snows come Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-21-G10-IMG_0235 - Manassas National Battlefield, Virginia (90/90)

  • Tracks

    random tracks disruption mechanical walk on nature distraction iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - let your imagination build this image 2018-12-21-iOS-IMG_0860 (89/90)

  • raˈko͞on

    tracks in dried mud wanderings of the wild masked jester ringed tail iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-07-iOS-IMG_0813 (87/90)

  • Zon

    waiting afternoon rays outside the cold iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-05-iOS-IMG_0791 - window sun (82/90)

  • Remaindre

    buried longer than alive remains of memory shadow of the grey day Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 2018-12-12-G10-IMG_0226 - Fairfax Cemetery (81/90)

  • Deciduus

    simple if noticed moist roots of the bonsai here lies the spring iPhone 6s: Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-11-iOS-IMG_0041 - Bonsai Roots (80/90)

  • Collecting

    battlefield walk through the silence sounds of conflict pain remembrance iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-07-iOS-IMG_0814 - Manassas National Battlefield, Virginia (79/90)

  • Flight of the Geese

    approaching winter geese head south with phases of flight can we follow Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 70-200mm f/.8L; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2014_12_07_26447 - Canada Geese in Colorado (77/90)

  • Of Time

    sound of grasses through the wind dances of tails foundations to a fence permanent to impermanent Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-07-EOS-9374 - Manassas Battlefield, Virginia (76/90)

  • Similaire

    side by side collectively similar imperfect pattern iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Intensify 1.2.3 for Mac 2018-12-05-iOS-IMG_0795 - Cashews (74/90)

  • Only the Sound of Ghosts Remain

    abandoned rubber factory windows into and around history haunting sounds of the past once a livelihood all but ghosts remained Canon EOS M; Canon 18-55mm; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2013-12-04-EOS-21097 - Gates Rubber Factory, Denver, Colorado (73/90)

  • Firmare

    settled crops produce routine settled hard life rewarding life Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2012-12-03-EOS-5409 (72/90)

  • Of Other Things

    imperfect in color and shape takes form within the shades and lines Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 & Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Gaussian blur; High Pass Filter blended in Linear Light; Black and White Conversian; Denoise; then added Noise. 2018-12-02-EOS-9370 (71/90)

  • Fly the Creative Coop

    evening book reading recharge inspiration iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-30-iOS-IMG_0774 (69/90)

  • Æppel

    an apple red in color round in black and white iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-29-iOS-IMG_0765 (68/90)

  • Optimisme

    morning rain - gravel parking lot mud and puddles within a mess - reflection of trees symbols of things - deeper meanings reminder of optimism just on the surface Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Gaussian Blur Layer; High Pass Filter Layer with Linear Light Blending Painted over the trees; HSL Adjustment; Converted to Black and White; Entire Image rotated rightsize up. 2018-11-26-EOS-9366 - Autumn Trees Reflected in a Parking Lot Mud Puddle (65/90)

  • Reeds in the Wind

    woke up from a dream the great fire in the sky hesitant and unclear a single thought clarified it is reality versus fantasy Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 28-105mm f/4.0L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Focal point was single grass in foreground; Aperture f/4 2018-11-25-EOS-9343 - Manassas National Battlefield, Virginia (64/90)

  • Haunting Eye

    as if knowing it returns a gaze a witness Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo for Mac 1.6.7 - Gaussian Blur Layer; High Pass Filter Layer with Linear Light Blending; Water Droplet Masked; background layer HSL adjustment then converted to Black and White; Water Droplet HSL adjustment. 2018-11-24-EOS-9313-2 - Sunflower with single water droplet (63/90)

  • Window of Vulnerability

    glass missing - window cracked open - abandoned view into a previous life ghosts of voices and work reminder that nothing is forever nature will reclaim Canon EOS M; Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2013_11_21_20931 - Throwback five years in Arthurdale, West Virginia (60/90)

  • Westward Loft

    throw back in time eight years before trip west foreshadowing serendipity return to a beginning iPhone 4; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2010_11_18 3560 - Rocky Mountains (57/90)

  • Hazy Dreams

    small flowers shades of grey shapes dominate through the noise imperfect iPhone 6s; Ōlloclip 10x Macro Lens; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-17-iOS-IMG_0694 (56/90)

  • Window's Shine

    shining glow snow covered hills window's light swift watered dreams Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-11-G10-IMG_0006 (52/90)

  • Chilled to the Marrow

    first hard freeze well before midnight cracks in the ice burning--the blooms are done iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Tonality 1.4.7 2018-11-11-iOS-IMG_0673 - Leaf & Ice (49/90)

  • Meander by Road

    wandering path more traveled less noticed the journey iPhone 6s Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 2018-10-26-iOS-IMG_0573 - Northern Virginia (34/90)

  • Stopping in the Journey

    leading lines distance here to there now iPhone 6s Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Tonality 1.4.2 2018-10-25-iOS-IMG_0558 - Ronald Reagan National Airport, Arlington, Virginia (33/90)

  • Kütte

    night foxes a kit innocence nature GoPro Hero 4 Black; Image Post Quicktime and Tonality 1.4.2 2018_10_21_GoPro_4567 - Night Virginia Fox (29/90)

  • Letting go of Somber

    approaching halloween playful ghosts letting go of somber revisiting a younger time simple smiles curiosity iPhone 6s: Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Tonality 1.4.2 2018-10-14-iOS-SRCC5993 - Halloween Ghost (28/90)

  • Picnic with Nature

    picnic table overlooking the water quiet but for the sound of birds letting go of distant sounds reenergizing with nature iPhone 6s; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Tonality 1.4.2 2018-10-16-iOS-IMG_0525 - Lake Accotink (24/90)

  • Mostly Ignored

    living within a stump clover hearts mostly ignored Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro @ f/2.8; Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 and Tonality 1.4.2 2018-10-04-EOS-9033 - Garden Clover (15/90)

  • Horizon Study and Wonder

    for who has walked the fields for what else comes to the imagination in time the color will return Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; Image post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-09-30-EOS-7914 - Shenandoah National Park (9/90)

  • This Day and to the Next

    leading lines to over the horizon wonder of the next unknown this day and to the next anticipation curiosity Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image post in Aperture 3.6 (326-B/365) 2017-11-22-EOS-5712 - Version 2

  • Path of Departure

    the act of grieving the tears are ok—let go physically lost over the horizon we can clearly see the path of departure we can follow but we have to let go in love the spirit will remain Canon 5d Mark II; Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L; Image post in Aperture 3.6 and Intensify 1.2.3 (311/365) IMG_2014_06_13_3150_edit - Version 2

  • Barriers

    a door is sometimes all that keeps us from the world keeps out some things keeps in some things barrier a line in the sand reflective of life if opened a new wind can bring joy Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; Image post in Aperture 3.6 (309/365) 2017-10-26-EOS-5541 - Version 2

  • Kansas Farm - Approaching Storm

    kansas farm open skies open horizons beam of light from the sun windmill pointing into the wind layered stampede of clouds approaching front then rain more wind tumbleweeds vulnerable as a boat on open water randomness unpredictability but hope in this moment images of dorothea toto oz Canon EOS M; Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM; RAW Image post in Aperture 3.6, converted to black and white with Intensify 1.2.3 (304/365) 2013_09_23_19262_edit

  • Jeans

    random patterns from a pair of jeans soft light from the morning sun patterns and contrasts not folded lines and seams personality of worn spots unique original inviting comforting reflecting a journey iPad Air; Image post in Aperture 3.6. Converted to black and white with yellow filter. Red tag color brushed back in. Natural morning sunlight diffused through the blinds. (303/365) 2017-10-30-iOS-IMG_0049 - Version 3

  • Weathered Stories

    so much exists stop look listen to the past weathered stories that lead to now Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L; Image post in Aperture 3.6 and Intensify 1.2.3 (289/365) 2012_11_01 4646_edit

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