Tag Archives: black and white

Without a veil of tears

“Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.”  Laura Ingalls Wilder Sony NEX 6, Lightroom 4

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To wait or to forget?

“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.” Paulo Coelho

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Last light at the lake

“Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.” Diane Ackerman

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Still. Life. 2.

Sony NEX 6, Nikon 35mm prime, Fotodiox NIK-NEX Lens Mount Adapter, Lightroom 4

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Beginnings and endings

“Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.” Anna Quindlen

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The best things

“The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.” Marcus Tullius Cicero

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One more look

Taken at The Moving Wall, using Camera Noir on my iPhone, edited with Snapseed.

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Black and white street photography by Hugo Fernandes

Keeping with today’s theme of black and white street photography, I thought I’d share this article from TheDPhoto.com, featuring Hugo Fernandes’ impressive photos. This link will take you to the article and his images. Enjoy.

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While waiting for the dentist today…

8:35. Ten minutes before my dental appointment, I scan some newsfeeds on my iPhone, spotting a post on a new black and white (only) photo app titled Camera Noir. 8:36. I read some positive reviews, and despite there being no … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Grand Entrance, by Ben Stark

Ben Stark, father, photographer and friend of 2 Guys Photo, sent us this intimate and personal portrait of his son Andrew, moments after he was born.  Ben writes: Hey Guys, I am a regular reader of your blog, and I … Continue reading

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“Not all who wander are lost”

There’s a lot to be said for “wandering”, whether it’s ambling down a path, as I was here, or “wandering” through a book, a museum, or the deepest imaginings of your mind. I have found that while “wandering”, I arrive … Continue reading

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“Nature’s own black and white” by Elizabeth Liddell

“Greetings from Scotland! I’ve recently found your blog, reading with interest your articles on the NEX 6 and lenses for it. Great work! I noticed the theme for February is black and white; I hope I’m not too late to … Continue reading

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“San Francisco Trolley” by Billie Warren-King

“I took this in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. It was a gorgeous day and we walked from the Fairy Building to pier 39 and headed up to Ghirardelli Square where this beautiful trolley car was sitting empty … Continue reading

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“The Harbor at Valdez”, by Rodney Daly

“This harbor scene is in Valdez, Alaska. I went there hoping to kayak or take a cruise out to the glaciers. But a rainy, stormy day prevented me from doing so. The good news is the rainy, stormy day gave … Continue reading

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“Every choice you make has an end result.”

Life is a series of choices.  What to read, what to wear, eat and say.  Where to go and with whom to associate.  How to conduct oneself and what to believe in.  What is a priority.  Whether to give or … Continue reading

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Outpost

Taken at the height of the blizzard last Friday night, you can see in this photo a small garden of perennials around the base of the post, stairs and the walkway to the front door, a driveway, sidewalk and of … Continue reading

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“Life is a dream walking, death is going home.”

Chinese Proverb Taken the same evening, only minutes before this photo was taken. Sony NEX 6, f/3.5, 1/60s, ISO 500, edited in LR4

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“Winter woods” by Rodney Daly

Rodney Daly, long time friend of 2 Guys, sent us this wonderful winter scene.  He tells us: “This shot was from a snow shoe I took up Mt. Cardigan near Canaan, NH on the south trail looking out and beyond … Continue reading

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Knowing

The sun was already well below the horizon and the evening air was a deep chill, when I made a last second decision to take a sharp turn into a former farm, now a 365 acre conservation area, in a … Continue reading

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“There is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell”

“How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.” Johnny Cash (American country Singer, … Continue reading

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