Monochrome Madness – Piers into the water

No theme this week, but I have to admit I quite enjoy setting myself a little theme. I was looking through older photos and found these piers.

I do think piers are great subjects for monochrome and I also like long exposures for it as well. This is another subject that I think many photographers love to photograph as well. I wish I could say why, but I can’t. I love the opportunity to go and photograph them.

There is something about doing a long exposure with them as well. They seem almost dream like, not quite real. Maybe it gives them a magic quality. What do you think?

We have a new host for Monochrome Madness next week and it is PR from the blog Flights of the Soul and she has chosen SCULPTURES for us to do. I don’t know about you, but I think it was a great idea for a theme. I just need to find some now.

Participating in Monochrome Madness

If you would like to participate in this challenge please post photos on your blog and use the tag Monochrome-Madness, then I can use the reader to see what you post.

You can also leave a pingback, do they still call them that? Basically, you put a link to my monochrome madness post in your post and it leaves a link in the comment section.

Don’t forget to check out the Monochrome Madness page. On this page, the next theme is announced and there is also all the information for participating. We have also included a list of themes that will be coming in the future so if you want to be able to plan ahead you can. They aren’t in order, but will happen. Please go and check it out. Click on the Monochrome Madness heading in the menu.

Also if you would like to host one week or more, let me know.

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40 Comments

  1. I think architecture in general is perfect for B&W photography. When it comes to piers, it’s all about geometry and leading lines, that’s why photographers love them! Fantastic shots!

  2. I think the long exposure does give a dreamy feel to the water and then the leading lines of the piers make you think about what’s out there. I love all these.

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