This week, for Cee’s first Black & White challenge, we are asked to show our favourite things to photograph. My favourite things to photograph in black and white are numerous and varied….from old, abandoned, derelict, decayed, to the contrast of different trees in a wood, to shots with a figure entering or silhouetted against the scene, to shots of water. As abandoned is a theme for another week, I shall focus (pun intended!) on people silhouetted and the sea – then it becomes a double entry for Cee’s challenge and for this week’s WordPress challenge of Sea.
Regarding what the sea means to me, it is predominantly that rhythmic, gentle, mesmeric sound of the waves slapping on the shore, or the more thunderous, but no less rhythmic, sound of crashing waves. I love the smell of the sea. The different effects of light on the water.
Anyway, here goes –