Cee’s B & W Challenge – Half of Anything. (Just for fun)

Half a Gate and Half a Door.

The Half Gate is, believe it or not, an expensive Sculptural Installation, and is a gate to nowhere.

The other is a Stable door that has seen rather a lot of practical ware over the years.

Just a couple of light hearted contributions to this weeks Cee’s B&W Challenge  – Half of Anything .

Here are two more…..  Half a Sun Hat won’t do you much good!

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A Glass of Wine…..  Well, Just Half a Glass for me please.

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Have some fun and join in Cee’s Challenge. Details here :- https://ceenphotography.com/2021/09/23/cbwc-half-of-anything/


Have a fun weekend but please still Remember to…

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

24th September

(C) David Oakes 2021



Anyone for a Sherry ?

What seemed like endless rows of barrels at the Gonzalez Byas Bodiga. Spain

Just an idea for Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week – Patterns.

More details here :- https://ceenphotography.com/2021/09/16/cbwc-patterns/ 

Whatever challenges you face today…..

Please Remember ….

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

17th September

(C) David Oakes 2021

CBWC… Weather

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Cee’s Black and White Challenge this week is Weather.

Weather for me is something that is in perpetual change, at times swinging from one extreme to the other in the blink of an eye. Always keeps you on your toes as to what comes next. I also know that I am getting older… so really do feel that our weather swings are more frequent and more extreme.

Now here are a few weather swings…. Good to Bad and various moods along the way

The only sure thing about the weather ….. is that we get what we get given

Just a few suggestions for this weeks Weather Challenge.

Join in here:- https://ceenphotography.com/2021/09/09/cbwc-weather/


Whatever your weather…..  Please Remember

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

10th September

(C) David Oakes 2021

CBWC. Steps – Indoors or Outdoors

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Is it upstairs or down stairs……   I guess it depends upon your point of view

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Just two contributions to this weeks Cees Black & White Photo Challenge.

More information on the Challenges here:- https://ceenphotography.com/cees-black-white-challenge/

Now, it doesn’t matter if you are upstairs, downstairs, indoors or out and about – in these troubled times….

Please Remember ….

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

3rd September

(C) David Oakes 2021

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Fences & Gates


The Gate to the Orchard, obviously not been used for awhile.  A traditional style Farm gate.

Further along the track we find another gate…very different.  Designed as a squeeze for cycles, a horse gate and a Gate for approved vehicles only (those with a key)



Two submissions for Cees Black and White Challenge – Fences and Gates


Please Remember ….

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

29th August

(C) David Oakes 2021