"Tone It Down"! (3/day - No [EXPLETIVE] color allowed!)

This is a group for Sepia and black and white works only! No color is allowed!

Black & White Cloud Scenes

This challenge closed over 7 years ago.

The Challenge

Cloudy days are known for natural black and white tones in the sky. How about we capture those tones with the black and white setting on our cameras?

Sun, sunlight/beams, and moonlight/beams, in the cloudy sky are welcome.

*Let’s leave Photoshop, GIMP, etc., out of this one.

*Photographs Only!

*Entries must be submitted for moderation BEFORE entering the challenge.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favorite by taking into consideration of the tone, contrast and detail.

*Please, no bubblemails to ask for votes in your favor, and abide by all of the rules for “Tone It Down!”.

Rewards & Prizes

Winners will become featured artists.

The winning art and five runners-up art pieces will be recognized as featured art.

Additional Information

If you don’t already have photos to add, get out and get them. Try to keep dry and avoid the lightning. :-)

Have fun!

Cover Image: An Hour Before the Storm by dreamNwish


The Top Ten

Two clouds by Barbara  Corvino

Two clouds by Barbara Corvino was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 7 votes.

  • Beachy Head skyscape by mikebov
  • Clouds over Kearney 1 by ragman
  • I wish it were my office by Kristi Robertson
  • Pinch of salt by Vikram Franklin
  • Dark clouds  on the Dalmation coast by Arie Koene
  • The Boat by Kasia-D
  • A path is lit for the forgotten ones by Colleen Milburn
  • from bastion point looking north by dennis william gaylor
  • Between Living and Dying by Dana DiPasquale

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