monochrome monday

Lilypads
&
one small oak leaf
in the
Koi Pond
Sea Shanty, Mathews, VA





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42 comments:

  1. this is just a yummy shot - I really like it!

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  2. I thought that was holly at first but I think it must be Red Oak. Not oneI am familiar with.
    It is a great image.

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  3. Such a simple shot but so sharp - I love it!

    Sorry I've not been around, we just got back from another weekend jaunt. :)

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  4. Truly outstanding Daryl!!

    Have a great week
    Anna

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  5. Nice contrast between values and shapes.

    I feel like that oak leaf some days.

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  6. Great shot Daryl! The contrast is way cool =)

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  7. a fab capture...like the oak leaf all by its lonesome...

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  8. I love Koi - ended up at a Koi exhibition once where they were the oscar winners of the Koi world on display....these were some mighty fine fish, I can tell you.

    Lovely photo...!

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  9. I love Koi - ended up at a Koi exhibition once where they were the oscar winners of the Koi world on display....these were some mighty fine fish, I can tell you.

    Lovely photo...!

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  10. Wonderful contrast of light and dark, Daryl!

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  11. Nice juxtaposition of both shapes and tones! This one should make the selection of the week.

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  12. I love the contrast - and the mood... it works perfectly in monochrome :)

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  13. Beautiful photo that reminds me fall is on the way!

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  14. One of these things is not like the others... Okay I'll stop. Very cool in B&W. Not sure I would have thought to shoot it that way. But very neat.

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  15. Like the contrasts, the shapes and the tones.

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  16. A totally delicious shot. Seriously. Perfect composition and that oak leaf just sets everything off brilliantly. This is one I'd love to have framed here at the asylum. It's just gorgeous.

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  17. That is a winner! It could not have been done in colour.

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  18. Beautiful! I love the contrast of the round and pointed leaves and the light and dark. Absolutely lovely!

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  19. Breathtaking! What a study in contrasts. You have a wonderful eye.

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  20. This is a definite keeper. I love the dark still water - I expect a frog to be poking his nose up at any minute. This is an extraordinary picture of the ordinary - many people would have just walked on by. Magnificent Monochrome Monday!

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  21. Brilliant! Would not have been at all as effective in color...how do you know to do these things (practice, practice, practice)?

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  22. That's such a great shot. Amazing how a single leaf stands out so well on the lily pads.

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  23. Very nice, Daryl! Quite striking, actually!

    You're so darn creative!

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  24. Who would have ever thought that b&w lily pads could be so beautiful? The leaf really makes a difference, too.

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  25. Spectacular...much better in mono than color (I think..)

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  26. Beautiful! The contrast in shape, texture and tone is lovely.

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