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Mono 7 - Guns 'n Poses

Posted by
CElliottUK (Reading, United Kingdom) on 11 March 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture.

The last of the mono series,and I'll explain what it was all about later on in the week

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV 1/60 second F/2.8 ISO 2000 70 mm

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Beautiful shot. Nice mood.

11 Mar 2013 6:21am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb image Chris. and totally fascinating instruments in this series

11 Mar 2013 7:18am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love that title

11 Mar 2013 7:26am

Philip from London, United Kingdom

is this The Heath Robinson Band?

11 Mar 2013 7:46am

David from Avranches, France

I've heard of power chords, but not explosive ones. Great shot and finale to this series.

11 Mar 2013 7:54am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

la musique qui flingue ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée


11 Mar 2013 7:54am

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

Good sharp monochrome

11 Mar 2013 7:55am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Is this what is known as "stock" photography?

11 Mar 2013 7:59am

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe noir et blanc! l'instrument et l'artiste sont tres bien mis en valeur!!! amitié

11 Mar 2013 9:11am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Love that instrument, looks like a rifle with two stocks:)

11 Mar 2013 9:39am

@J.R.: It's two WW1 vintage rifles put together(Top to top) and then turned into a guitar. It plays really well for the first 7 frets or so, but after that gets, umm, a bit marginal...

franz from Baden, Austria

wow, man's ingenuity knows no limits !!!

11 Mar 2013 10:33am

Navin Harish from Noida, India

Nice guitar.

11 Mar 2013 11:07am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

I've enjoyed your mono series, like the framing of this

11 Mar 2013 11:13am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

ich liebe dieses B&W.

11 Mar 2013 11:55am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Fine mono series musical instruments ,a better use to which they originally made​​! Black and white color is suitable for use in this situation just fine! I like this *****!:-))Haleja

Happy new week ,my friend!

11 Mar 2013 11:57am

pete from blue mountains, Australia

Another supurb monochrome, keep em coming!

11 Mar 2013 12:05pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful W/B... Love that title Chris!

11 Mar 2013 12:12pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales Boy), Germany

Fantastic composition and for that guitar,well mmmh .. I´ll say no more !!

11 Mar 2013 12:42pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

So cool ! I like musical instruments much more than weapons.

11 Mar 2013 12:52pm

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Impressive, a beautiful and very original series, I like a lot. A beautiful Black and White and an excellent light. Great shot.
Have a nice weekend.

11 Mar 2013 1:13pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

You've captured so many interesting instruments ... I look forward to your explanation.

11 Mar 2013 1:25pm

Mandar from Kudal, India

Interesting shot

11 Mar 2013 1:59pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Excellent portrait and good vibrations!

11 Mar 2013 4:08pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

You know your mama and your daddy Sayin I'm no good for you They call me dirty from the alley Til I don't know what to do
I get so tired of sneakin around Just to get to your back door I crawled past the garbage And your mama jumps out screamin' Dont come back no more!
I cant take it My guitar wants to kill your mama My guitar wants to kill your mama My guitar wants to burn
your dad I get real mean when it makes me mad

11 Mar 2013 5:03pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendide ce monochrome, superbe lumière. Bonne soirée.

11 Mar 2013 5:24pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I am captivated by the instruments in this series. I love that you composed them in B&W as it really draws attention to the fine details.

11 Mar 2013 5:46pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

CHris -So sorry - I had to travel back.....your series has been absolutely magnificent! I am certainly not surprised at all. Your subjects and topic, are intriguing and I am curious myself as to teh outcome...yet, even if I never found that out, I would remember these wonderful images for their clarity, evocative nature, and inspiring notions...just great stuff sir!!! I LOVE them!

11 Mar 2013 6:41pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Armed and dangerous!!!

11 Mar 2013 7:21pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic monochrome. So crisp and clear. A gorgeous portrait!

11 Mar 2013 7:50pm

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Wow, beautiful shot and superb b&w !! Nicely done !

11 Mar 2013 8:40pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb photo !!

11 Mar 2013 8:49pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Great series Chris, interesting instruments.

11 Mar 2013 9:15pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

A cracker, love the guitar

11 Mar 2013 9:44pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

What a fantastic series I am very curious to how they sound, who they are, why and where can I see them play. I am hoping you will share a YouTube clip with us too... Thanks so much for sharing.

11 Mar 2013 9:50pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

wonderful image .

11 Mar 2013 9:53pm

CarineB from Paris, France

Beautiful b/w, like contrasts and light .

11 Mar 2013 10:16pm

Fraucha from ......., Ukraine

What a wonderful set 7 Monos was!! Thanks!!!

12 Mar 2013 5:12am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Great mono.. very crisp he looks well connected with the unusual guitar.

12 Mar 2013 1:41pm

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

That is VERY cool! A guitar made of old shot guns?

14 Mar 2013 3:20am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Great black and white photographs, really well done

15 Mar 2013 8:55am

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
1/60 second
ISO 2000
70 mm