Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Odds & Ends in Black & White

Just a few b&w images from yesterday and today.

Flags on a porch post on King St. When I saw these I was reminded of a couple of photos on Cape Cod by Henri Cartier-Bresson when he was on a tour of the US back in the '50s. So naturally I had to get the shot. Believe it or not, I actually saw this shot in b&w in my head when I first saw it walking down the street.

A garden gate on King Street. It was the details on the gate that caught my eye.

Ornamentation over a doorway on Grace United Church of Christ on Orange Street.

Cedar shingles on the roof of the picnic pavilion in the Dykeman Wetlands Park.

"A dark night in a city that knows how to keep its secrets. But on the 12th floor of the Acme building, one man is still trying to find the answers to life's persistent questions: Guy Noir, Private Eye." My newest self-portrait, b&w with my favorite fedora and split-tone processing to give it all a film noir look.

© 2012 by A. Roy Hilbinger


  1. Wow. All striking photos. Love the flag shot especially, and that fedora-wearing gent at the end looks like the Roy I remember!

  2. Guy Noir is one of my favorites... you make a perfect Guy!

    These are handsome and beautiful. Great silvery tones...

  3. That is a fabulous self-portrait Roy. I will keep a copy in my pocket-book for that time I make it over to a bar near you.

  4. Great details! The flag shot is really quite spectacular. & a good self-portrait too.

  5. the new portrait, Roy! It really works... I always like your black and white photos.

  6. Hahaha you still got that hat! You're such a hippie