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Re: The Grand Black-and-White Photo Narrative
« Reply #45 on: July 24, 2013, 01:28:16 PM »
Nice set, I love the Hippo
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« Reply #46 on: July 26, 2013, 05:41:16 AM »
Some neat photos here gang.

OldClicker...love the xpression.

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« Reply #47 on: July 26, 2013, 10:11:55 PM »


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Re: The Grand Black-and-White Photo Narrative
« Reply #48 on: July 27, 2013, 11:43:06 PM »
Some neat photos here gang.

OldClicker...love the xpression.

Clive

Ditto!  The expression on the cyclist and the way the DOF highlights it is great.

Not to exclude the others, of course :)

It's good to think what may look good as a B/W conversion and something I don't think about/do too often. I suppose in the days of B/W film we thought more about exposure and impact?


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« Reply #49 on: July 31, 2013, 04:20:59 AM »
Goose feather on the pond this evening...back lit on 'dark' water.

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« Reply #50 on: July 31, 2013, 04:40:40 AM »
Clouds two years ago ...

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« Reply #51 on: August 05, 2013, 12:02:19 AM »

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« Reply #52 on: August 09, 2013, 07:14:57 PM »
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Re: The Grand Black-and-White Photo Narrative
« Reply #53 on: August 10, 2013, 12:37:24 AM »
Both intriguing Kurt.  Can you tell us a little about them....john
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« Reply #54 on: August 10, 2013, 09:19:17 AM »
Thanks John!

The first one is a sort of flower 'Echinops exaltatus' (don't know the name in english), which has a perfect circle structure. Some white vignetting and touch of sepia ...

The second one was taken at the river where was hundreds of water striders (correct?) and the sun was reflecting nicely from water surface. Added some 'softness' ...

Both with 135mm STF.

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« Reply #55 on: August 10, 2013, 09:23:54 AM »
So many great shots to look ... John, Pat, retoohs, Oldclicker, wildieswife, Rex, Maxx-7D, Clive ...

Keep them coming :)

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« Reply #56 on: August 13, 2013, 10:39:47 PM »
Rannari - We call the last one a 'pond skater'. That's a brilliant view of one.
Cracking shots - all of them since I last visited!

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« Reply #57 on: August 15, 2013, 05:43:15 AM »
We call the last one a 'pond skater'.

Thanks Pat. Very descriptive name :)

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Re: The Grand Black-and-White Photo Narrative
« Reply #58 on: August 18, 2013, 01:03:09 PM »
On Kurt/Rannari's suggestion  I converted my grass image with a bit of a crop -




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PS - KURT - the 'Echinops exaltatus' is the globe thistle here.
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Re: The Grand Black-and-White Photo Narrative
« Reply #59 on: August 18, 2013, 10:15:20 PM »
Easby Abbey  - North Yorkshire. The remains of one of Henry VIII's 'dissolution of the monasteries' victims when he fell out with the Catholic church and wanted to divorce his first wife.
As far as 'ordinary people' were concerned it was a bad move - the monasteries used to be hospitals and a refuge for the poor.




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