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Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Circles of Shadows
Username:lonely_oryx lonely_oryx
Uploaded:22 Nov 2011 - 9:05 AM
Tags:General, Shadows and light
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1020 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 9:22 AM

I like the colour version much more than I expected, but this has still got to be b&w. Lines and contrast without distraction. Very well composed - I like the way the straight lines are tethered to the arcs.
Moira

saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 9:34 AM

Two Beautiful and great capture,
Like the light/shadow in this one
saeid

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 9:57 AM

mono for me for sure ... lovely

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 10:01 AM

I really like the mono - great lines, shadows and curves
Ann

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 10:08 AM

Like the straight lines and curves here, and I feel the B and W version carries a bit more impact, emphasising them that bit more.
Ronnie.

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 10:11 AM

Fantastic shot, great composition and I love the shadows, for me V1 just my favourite, but I do like both

Hugh

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 10:13 AM

I love the warmth of V.2, John, well spotted and captured. Carol

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 10:27 AM

A very strong mono John.Nice tones to go with the interesting contents.

Hoffy
Hoffy  9212 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 11:10 AM

Lovely line and shadows. V1 for me. Paul

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 11:15 AM

Graphic and abstract, great mono, John.

Dave

Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 11:18 AM

Prefer the mono version John,
Alan

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 11:21 AM

Reall great impact in mono!

Ann

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 11:38 AM

Both the versions are awesome

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 11:42 AM

The mono emphasizes those great lines, and presents a classic geometric study.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 1:02 PM

Mono for me too.............Sandy

MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2011 - 1:59 PM

Mono for me this time
Mavis

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 2:57 PM

Excellent V1 John, strength in light !
Ron.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1597 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 3:10 PM

Very interesting image, and the coloured version gives it another dimension in my opinion, that's the one for me.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 4:09 PM

A very well seen pattern image, John. Like both versions, but do think this works well in mono Wink
Trev Smile

xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 4:12 PM

Oh.. I really love this, John. I go for V1... I love shadows...Smile The curve and the lines are beautiful...very smart shot!
BTW, thank you very much for your MODs,John. I couldn't work out layers immediately, it will take me sometime, I'll be back later to have a look the detail of your layers' work.
Thanks a lotWink

franken
franken e2 Member 123126 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 4:15 PM

I'm normally a fan of mono for shots like this but on this occasion I think the colour one works better - excellent!

Ken

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 4:56 PM

Oh very nice lines, slightly prefer the
b&w version.
Well done.

B.

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
22 Nov 2011 - 6:05 PM

Superb use of shadows

Peter

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 7:04 PM

V1 for me without a doubt - great shadows John Smile
Helen

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 8:07 PM

Suburb shadows.Well done..Lin

Suehh
Suehh  739 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 8:10 PM

Gorgeous shadows and light and much to my own surprise, I prefer the colour version! Such impact!

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 8:37 PM

Super mono shot John. Lovely use of dark and light.
Ron

corfs
corfs  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 10:15 PM

This scene was meant for mono!
Caroline

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101362 forum postsexposure vcard England
22 Nov 2011 - 11:08 PM

Brilliant light & shadow detail....I like version one.
Pauline

pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2011 - 11:27 PM

Great shadows, well spotted.. Peter

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 12:23 AM

Beautifully captured patterns of light and shadow.
-=\Walter

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2011 - 12:01 AM

V1 works well for me john.

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
24 Nov 2011 - 6:32 AM

WONDERFUL IMAGES -GREAT SHADOWS.........Grin

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
27 Nov 2011 - 5:21 PM

very nice, even in colour

bornav
bornav  2 India
1 Dec 2011 - 6:01 PM

beautiful use of shadows in your composition! i have a lot to learn from your photos.

Patricia Fenn
2 Dec 2011 - 11:04 AM

People are always a bit romantic about mono, but in this case I really like the warm tones of the stonework in contrast with the dark shadow. For me it gives a much stronger sense of place and atmosphere.

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