Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: The Power of One

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Good morning from a cloudy spring day here in Hastings.

Yesterday was lovely – so warm that I went for a walk at lunch time in the park across the road to take some photos.  Here are some that I found that was perfect for Cee’s monochrome challenge. First up is this rather vocal tui.  They are very busy at the moment.  I can see them flying around in their mating ritual from my computer desk.

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Then I stalked this magpie.  I haven’t really seen them around here in town.  I have seen a lot of them flying around during my weekly drive down to Otane.  But never here in Hastings. So I tiptoed up to it.  But it was smart and would go in the opposite direction whenever I got too close to it.  And that included up in this tree.

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And of course I had to add a floral – this magnolia. At least with blooms all I have to contend with is the wind.

Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Isolated Objects

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14 thoughts on “Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: The Power of One”

  1. LOVE your first image, Raewyn. Really enjoyed all three but the first one I was just so drawn to. I am not a bird photographer, not having the patience for it. Time is of the essence for me so landscape and flowers are my main thing. That is more then enough for me, OH believe me. Oh yes there are my cats too!!! (smile) Much Love, ❤

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