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Black and White

Black and white, tinted, duotone, and spot color photographs. If you see a color picture here, it means there’s a black and white picture in the post.

Valance – Three Studies in Light (Pretentious title) [4 pictures]

A black and white photograph of Gary Allman, Springfield Missouri

Gary Allman, August 26, 2018. I saw a tired person peering back at me from the bathroom mirror this morning, and I thought I’d get a picture of what I saw. [4 pictures]

Unrequited Joy. Once again, photographically, ‘Sappho’ and ‘The Bubble’ stole the show. [3 pictures]

Crystal Bridges Architecture [6 pictures]

Coy Bald Trail Panorama – views to the east and south. [2 pictures]

At The End Of The Hike – The temperature was in the 80s, and I had just finished my hike with 920′ of elevation gain, so I’m allowed to look a little sweaty. [4 pictures]

Walkway

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy-laden.

Brushy Creek [1 picture]

Black and White image of the Pees Hollow Trail , Hercules Glades, running through a wooded area.

A Clear Path – The trail through the woods was very clear here. [2 pictures]

Watch Your Head – fragile looking tree by the trail. [1 picture]

Woods Fork, Busiek. Just below the bridge by the east parking Lot. [2 pictures]

Creek Crossing. There are a total of five places where you have to cross Woods Fork. [3 pictures]

Snack Break. We stopped at the Woods Fork crossing to have a quick break. [4 pictures]

Ginger crossing Woods Fork, and a couple of views of the ridge to the south. [3 pictures.]

Decimation. The lower ground alongside the creek took quite a beating during the recent rain and this area must have looked very impressive when Woods Fork flooded. [3 pictures]

Trail Closed. This is the start of ‘The Van Trail’ For a closed trail it gets quite a lot of traffic. [1 picture]

Dropping Down towards Woods Fork. [6 pictures]

Edge – Getting near the glades on the Busiek Red / Yellow Trail. [4 pictures]

Diaconal Ministry and Community. A small group discussion led by the Venerable Bruce Bower. [2 pictures]

Overlooking Woods Fork. At the top of the ridge of the Yellow/Silver trail I’ve noticed a side-trail. [4 pictures]

About to Descend. Notice how the trail disappears from view here? It’s steep and covered in loose gravel. [2 pictures]

Gnarly Tree. I love the shape and look of this trail-side tree. [3 pictures]

Family Visit. Ginger’s brother Sam, and his daughter Samantha are visiting the Grandparents for a couple of days. [2 pictures]

This cat configuration is what we call a ‘Tri-Puss’. [1 picture]

Black and white photograph of Gary Allman (Springfield Missouri) with Sprinky, a Maine Coon cat

Black and white photograph of Gary with Sprinky. [1 picture]

The Nave of St. John's Episcopal Church, Springfield, MO, bathed in early morning sunlight

Sunlight in the Nave. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Springfield — Today the sunlight was streaming in low through the windows in the nave. [4 pictures]

Black and white photograph of Gary Allman posing with a Fujifilm X-E3 camera

A deliberate grainy look. Shot in quite dark conditions as I didn’t turn the room light on. I’m having a bit of a nostalgic selfie binge at the moment. I’ll get over it.

Reviewing the year. [5 pictures]

Ten Years On: Happy To Be Here. I’ve just indulged in a couple of ‘retro’ self-portrait sessions. [6 pictures]

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