Cees Black & White Challenge (CBWC)……. Music

Piano bw1

Anything to do with music is the topic……   well although this piano has seen much better days (and I bet it had seen many a singalong) it still enjoys a musical connection.

This piano is outside an old croft on a Scottish Island, all rather sad.

So its my contribution to Cees Weely B & W Challenge.  If you feel like joining in, then the link to Cees Blog is here:-  https://ceenphotography.com/2022/01/20/cbwc-anything-to-do-with-music/

Musically inclined or not…it is still important that we all…

Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

21st January

(C) David Oakes 2022



Cees B&W Challenge….. Birds


I am tempted to say “Wize Old Owl”  …….   but he is in fact only a youngster.  That said, he is probably like most teenagers, over confident and knows it all 🙂

My selection for this week B&W Challenge whose topic Cee has defined as being Birds.

You can join in by following this link :-



But can I also ask you to …….

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

14th January

(C) David Oakes 2022

CEE’s Black & White Challenge – Bumpy or Lumpy

Sunset-Morecambe-Bay -BW

Sundown over Morecambe Bay, Lancashire

The tide once again carved a unique pattern in the sands of the Bay…. a temporary work of natures art, to be replaced by yet another…. when the tide turns once again.

I have been a tad busy of late so only one contribution to  Cees B&W Challenge.  This week the topic is Bumpy or Lumpy, so take your pick with the above image.

You can join in follow Cees Link :-  https://ceenphotography.com/2021/12/16/cbwc-things-that-are-bumpy-or-lumpy/

There are lots of difficulties surrounding all of us in these strange times….so….

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

18th December

(C) David Oakes 2021

Cee’s B&W Challenge – Vanishing Points


Vanishing Points…..  the topic for this weeks Cees Black and White Challenge

Here are 4 very different vanishing points….I hope you like.


If you want to have a go, then the link to Cees Blog is below



Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

29th October

(C) David Oakes 2021