Thinking black-and-white 2

by Eckhard Bick November. 13, 2016 1050 views


Triggered by a cloudscape picture (above) winning the 2nd prize in the Spanish "Google loves Earth" competition 2016, I was asked to illustrate a volume of Beletra Almanako, an Esperanto literature magazine. The catch - the pictures needed to be black and white. So I had to think of black & white moments, impressions that had resulted in black & white pictures at the time, or could have. Think counterlight, moonlight magic, snow and surf, clouds and cairns, rocks and ravens .... Cloud Dreamers was taken in the Picos de Europa mountain range, a rugged national park in Northern Spain, on a summer evening near the mountain refuge next to the El Naranjo de Bulnes rock.

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Michel Benjamin 4 years, 6 months ago

stunning picture! looks like a "fairy" scene

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Ben Mckechnie 4 years, 6 months ago

Hi Eckhard! Please make me very happy and enter this fine photo into our latest
Weekly Theme. This week it's High Perspective Photography. This shot would be
right at home among the entries. Tag this post with: weeklytheme18 if you're
interested. Here's a link to the theme announcement for further info:

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Tiffany Mueller Replied to Ben Mckechnie 4 years, 6 months ago

Ditto! I would love to see this one in the weekly theme!

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Eckhard Bick Replied to Ben Mckechnie 4 years, 6 months ago

Done! The weekly theme is a nice initiative. My apologies for the double blog entry - that was because I'm new to this site, and after registering, a site robot blocked my entry, so I tried twice ... I'd remove one, but there are comments on both :)

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Ram Ya 4 years, 6 months ago

Amazing capture and composition. I love the color of the sky and the clouds below.
Having those two people gives great perspective. Great job!

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Ben Mckechnie 4 years, 7 months ago

It's fantastic!

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Eckhard Bick Replied to Ben Mckechnie 4 years, 7 months ago

Thanks :)

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