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Another from the Northscape visit to Gromont and the engine sheds in the good company of a few Ephotozine members today I'm going to put up the colour version and the Mono and see what the thoughts are I struggled to make a choice so I will leave it to you guys.
Well enjoy your day I'm off to take the dog for his gallop then await the heating engineer for the yearly service

Brian.................................................................

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Oct 2011 - 8:17 AM
Focal Length:169mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4
Aperture:f/4
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
ISO:2000
Exposure Mode:Aperture Priority
Metering Mode:Spot
Title:Full Steam
Username:Briwooly Briwooly
Uploaded:7 Feb 2012 - 8:01 AM
Tags:Black & white, General, Gromont, Landscape / travel, Loco, Northscape, Steam, Transport
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neil75
neil75  425 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Feb 2012 - 8:09 AM

Version 2 for me.

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 8:18 AM

Old school for me V2...
Steam seems to work better in mono...
Great work...

Dave

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 8:22 AM

yup ... going with the crowd on this one .. mono just works for me

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
7 Feb 2012 - 8:34 AM

Version 2 for me Brian
glyn

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lynks
lynks  6 England
7 Feb 2012 - 8:53 AM

I rother like v1.
norman.

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franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:07 AM

Mono for me also Brian.

Ken

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:10 AM

Version 1 for me Brian as the details stand out more in this then the mono
Regards Richard

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:26 AM

A combination of both for me Brian. I agree with Richard about the detail on the loco in the colour version but the colours at the back of the tunnel are incongruous and distracting.

How about convert to mono keeping the detail and selectively re-instate the reds?

Dave

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charlotte
charlotte e2 Member 1034 forum postscharlotte vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 9:34 AM

I quite like V1 but I can see the attraction of the mono too Tongue.

Charlotte

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 10:07 AM


Quote: I quite like V1 but I can see the attraction of the mono too Tongue.

Charlotte

Same here as both work well.Smile

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twelvemegs
7 Feb 2012 - 2:04 PM

Excellent capture Brian.
Good in the mono too.

David

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 2:45 PM

Good shot, but mono for me as it seems more atmospheric.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 3:34 PM

Great capture, Brian. I really can't decide between the two. As said above, the subject really suits mono, but as Richard says, the details stand out more in colour Wink
Trev Smile

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 6:18 PM

V2 fpr me Bri, but these images always lend themselves more to the B&W treatment IMHO....

Ade

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Geofferz
Geofferz e2 Member 5Geofferz vcard United Kingdom
7 Feb 2012 - 7:09 PM

Great capture.
Geoff.

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 7:41 PM

V1 for me ,both are good images .
Dennis

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kinfatric
kinfatric  9550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 7:51 PM

Black and white for me Brian

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 10:24 PM

I prefer the colour version Brian.

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2012 - 2:33 PM

Colour for me. I particularly like the glimpse of the crossing in the distance
Mavis

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2012 - 5:14 AM

I really like both V1 and V2 -- can't make up my mind between the two.
It's a great shot.
-=\Walter

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2012 - 9:27 PM

I like both versions but the b&w has more atmosphere

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