Exhibit your B&W shots

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby sury » Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:14 pm

Excellent shots Richard, especially #1 and #3 are my favorites.

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby caporip » Tue Sep 23, 2014 12:57 pm

Remembrance service at Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel Le Ferne

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Birma » Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:43 pm

Very nice Richard. I especially like the silhouetted picture.
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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Kalainen » Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:53 pm

caporip wrote:Remembrance service at Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel Le Ferne

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Great shot! You need to have good eye to come out with this sort of picture from that kind of happening. Convoys an artistic eye.. :)

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby the_hefay » Fri Sep 26, 2014 5:01 am

I really like the portrait of the old veteran.
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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Birma » Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:18 pm

Another rain based shot from our holidays. We mostly had nice weather, but it is just the few rainy bits inspired me to make more pictures :) Processed using the rather wonderful Silver Efex Pro.

Image2014 Cornwall - Sunshine and Showers by Birm, on Flickr

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Kalainen » Fri Sep 26, 2014 9:49 pm

Otherwise great shot, but with a blue tone this is 'Moonlight and Showers' to me. You could also do a sepia version to see if it looks better - that is more sunshine. Regarding the content itself I rather like how you convey the eye down to stairs and then to platforms. Raining also adds a little texture on top of image which is nice. :-)

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Birma » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:05 am

As soon as you mention the blue cast I got it exactly - mmm. Because I was there I knew it was day light - but what you say makes perfect sense. I will look at the tone again. I really like the light over the sea. I would like a telephoto shot of just that bit of the image as well. Next time :)
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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Kalainen » Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:21 pm

Birma wrote:As soon as you mention the blue cast I got it exactly - mmm. Because I was there I knew it was day light - but what you say makes perfect sense. I will look at the tone again. I really like the light over the sea. I would like a telephoto shot of just that bit of the image as well. Next time :)

Yeah, it's interesting how much knowing the original circumstances can affect ones understanding of picture. I believe this shot could work as neutral bw as well - if you are not into sepia. But regarding the blue I love it in bw pictures, having a right amount of it makes pictures look silver and I like it very much. This one might also work differently if printed on paper.

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Birma » Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:35 pm

Here is another B&W from the same location - different time of day. A greener tint to this one.

Image2014 Cornwall - Around The Harbour by Birm, on Flickr

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Kalainen » Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:49 pm

Superb and masterful composition, Birma! Especially the position of horizon with a wall. Brave move which introduces a very classic and graphical outcome. One of the best from you regarding the composition. Tint works nice too. :-)

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Birma » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:23 pm

Thanks Toni :) . I struggled with where to put the horizon and so I'm glad it worked for you.
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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby bfitzgerald » Sun Oct 26, 2014 12:18 am

Late entry on this couple of shots of the "harp player"
Not sure which one I prefer but I liked the light (even the flare)

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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby ValeryD » Sun Oct 26, 2014 4:25 am

bfitzgerald First one - super!
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Re: Exhibit your B&W shots

Unread postby Birma » Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:49 am

Both lovely, but #1 for me too :)
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