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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Fences

121814bw fences_3This particular black and white photography challenge is topic related.  For a list of upcoming topics, please see the list at below.  Be creative and challenge yourself.  Look for contrast or highly textured subjects to shoot.

Thank you everyone for your overwhelming enthusiasm for this challenge.  I’m proud to announce our featured bloggers from my Open Topic.  Please check out their posts, they are worthy of a second look.  ENJOY!

Featured Bloggers


J. Picks – The photo of this bridge and it’s reflection is simply stunning.

 – Wonderful city reflections in black and white.

Irod’s Blog – This photos of this rose is simply gorgeous.

Annti Johanasson – A dramatic photo of people walking in the rain.  I adore the lighting on the brick road.

Far Out In Africa – Who doesn’t like penguins?  I know I really like penguins.  These guys are perfect for black and white photography.

This week’s topic is Fences.

This week the topic is fences.  So have fun with it and I look forward to seeing what all you bloggers come up with.   Use your imagination and creativity with this topic.  I hope you have a lot of fun with the topic.

Upcoming Topics

  • Circles and Curves
  • Shoes or Feet
  • Weather
  • Wood
  • Roadscapes
  • Texture

This challenge accepts the following types of photography:

  • Black and white photography
  • Sepia tones (browns)
  • Selective color with the majority of the photo being in black and white.

Hopefully you will have a lot of fun with this challenge and find your creative eye will be expanded.  Here are a couple tips and tricks posts I have done specifically for black and white photography.

ENJOY and have FUN.

If you adore challenges as much as I do, please check out WordPress’s Blog Event Listing for other challenges.

Create a Cee’s Black & White Challenge Post

  1. Then add a link to your blog in my comment box.
  2. To make it easy for others to check out your photos and post, title your blog post “Cee’s Black & White Challenge” tag.
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I usually will respond to your entry on your blog, rather than on my page.

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My entry this week

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121814bw fencesQi (energy) hugs,


72 replies »

  1. Thank you Cee for featuring me for last week’s challenge. I was reading today’s and it says Open Topic. I don’t know if I read that wrong. I will be back later to submit my entry 🙂


  2. I really did have fun with this. I have lots of fences, but I wasn’t at all sure how they would look as monochrome. I guess you will be the judge. My favorite in your batch is the beach … I love the textures and contrast of both tones and texture between the fence, the man with binoculars, and the beach beyond. You inspire me!


  3. I like the “please do not bother the tenants” sign on the fence in your top picture.

    My initial tendency is to think of fences as only wooden. This was a good exercise for me to realize a few things.First, that I do not usually shoot wooden fences for some reason – so I will have to keep an eye out for that. And – realizing that i do tend to shoot a lot of metal fences, railings, gates – which I have always found interesting – though I have a great appreciation for old style wooden fences, too. Especially run down ones, broken pickets, or colonia-stylel barricades. Randy


    • I was surprised at how many wooden fences I have. They must be popular in my little town. I really like what you came up with for this week’s challenge.


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