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Looking outside through a dirty broken window. No. 2 is a mono conversion is better than the colour version?

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:Canon 28-135mm IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Sep 2008 - 10:58 AM
Focal Length:135mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Title:Looking Out
Username:fentiger fentiger
Uploaded:2 Aug 2012 - 6:56 AM
Tags:Black & white, Photo journalism, Portraits / people
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Votes:35
Voters:debu · mark2uk · LynneJoyce · Alan_Baseley · canonfan · Badgerfred · bwlchmawr · CarolG · User_Removed · WhiteRose1 · stuart1963 · barbarahirst · woolybill1 · mrswoolybill · EAS · RonnieAG · morpheus1955 · killiekrankie · RysiekJan · NDODS · mikbee · pronabk · AnnChown · helenlinda · pascalg · SlowSong · aniamoore · taggart · danbrann · pamelajean · annettep38 · CaroleS · exposure · Rende · paulcr ·
Views:113
Unique Views:45
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debu
debu  5 India
2 Aug 2012 - 6:58 AM

Lovely images.
debu

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mark2uk
mark2uk  8739 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:02 AM

Really like this image - for me the colour one just pips the monochrome.

Only niggle I have is that the missing piece of glass just leaves a very dark area that distracts the eye.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:04 AM

I like the colour version, but I did copy your mono version and try a little grunging effect on it and it worked well. Great idea for an image very well executed.

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 2 Aug 2012 - 7:04 AM

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 - 7:22 AM

Both these images work for me. I like them. Well captured
Jim

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Aug 2012 - 7:27 AM

Colour version for me Albert, super image,
Fred.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8164 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 7:49 AM


Quote: Colour version for me Albert, super image,
Fred.

Me, too. Carol

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51214 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:33 AM

Colour again, the blue/greens of the window glass look great, Albert.

Dave

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 8:51 AM

colour for me ... what a great image

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8616 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1147 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 9:18 AM

V1 for me, there's something about the quality of the light on the glass.
Right up my street, and reminds me of one of yours that I've always appreciated!
I think I'd like the window squarer in the frame, a bit of skewing bottom right...
Moira

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RysiekJan
RysiekJan Plus Member 8155 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 - 11:21 AM

Colour for me as well, a little bit more interesting than the b/w version.

Richard

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5144 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 11:36 AM

An image that conjures up so many questions: you have a good eye for spotting a photo opportunity.
Well done, Albert.
Like both but the coloured version just ahead for me.
Ronnie.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43822 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 12:03 PM

A rather beautiful and certainly thought provoking composition, which works so much better in its original colour form.

Regards Nathan

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 12:10 PM

I do prefer to see my grot in colour Albert,
so that one for me !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 2:56 PM

I'm going with the flow Albert - for colour. The grubby windows provide an excellent texture.
Ann

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pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
2 Aug 2012 - 4:03 PM

like this, a lot!
prefer colour here...

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 - 4:48 PM


Quote: Colour version for me Albert, super image,


Me, too.

......and meSmileSmileSmile!!!!!!!! AniaWink

Last Modified By aniamoore at 2 Aug 2012 - 4:51 PM

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 5:39 PM

Either way it works very well--- you have made a dirty window image very interesting

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 6:02 PM

I prefer the colour version although I am a black and white fan.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9865 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1665 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2012 - 9:22 PM

Something is lost in the mono, and I think it's the idea of it being quite a bright day outside in the colour version, but not so in the mono. I particularly like the cracked window, it adds interest.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 7:27 AM

Colour for me , too, on second thoughts. It is the blue tint that shows better

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:25 AM

The colour is so subtle, I prefer that as to me it gives more definition.
Carole

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exposure
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3 Aug 2012 - 3:54 PM

Two lovely versions Albert...I do like v1.
Pauline.

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 8:17 AM

Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented.

Albert

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