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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby gsliva » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:18 am

Ruedi
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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby gsliva » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:26 am

After a long day on the trail.
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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby JoeyJ » Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:42 am

Can't have CO mountain photos without the Bells!!

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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby highpilgrim » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:40 am

mesa verde
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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby vonmackle » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:17 pm

Dancesatmoonrise wrote:
vonmackle wrote:
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Longs Peak in December



Love this shot. "Moonlight, Longs, Colorado" :wink:


I love the sense of balance in the composition - just enough tension and just enough resolution to keep it interesting. The sky above the moon seems like the perfect amount to work with the overall composition. The summit itself is near the lower left third/third power point. Beautiful.

I love the way B&W both simplifies matters (down to composition/shapes/sizes/balance) and rather complicates issues of incorrect composition and exposure. Often, desaturating an image helps find the correct adjustments - when it can then actually go back to color if desired.

Beautiful shot, a real prize. Your experience at this is evident! Thanks for posting.



Thanks! I'm glad you like it. I'm a pretty big fan of your 'Battling the Banshees' shot myself.
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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby dmccool » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:36 pm

maledeel - - - - Holy Crap those photos are insane. nice work
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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby SCBacchus » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:44 pm

These photos are incredible! I can't decide if I'm inspired to experiment more with black & white, or give up altogether...

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Re: Let's see your black & whites!!

Postby areed20 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:34 pm

I have never been able to figure out how to upload photos on this site but here are some from Nepal

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