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Thought I'd take a break from the photos from our last trip to Skye and go back to one that I took when we visited the Old Man of Storr on Skye back in January of this year. This image was taken as the snow storm, which had been right over us for a while, started to move off into the distance. The colour version of this one is here if you're interested.

I've been meaning to try this one as a mono ever since, but hadn't got around to it until now. I think it works. Hope you agree.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:10-20mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Jan 2012 - 11:04 AM
Focal Length:20mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Old Man of Storr
Username:Sue_R Sue_R
Uploaded:11 Apr 2012 - 5:46 PM
Tags:General, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Old man of storr, Scotland, Skye, Snow
Votes:43
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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 Plus Member 735 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 5:49 PM

Looks like something out of this world Sue, I think mono worked better than the colour version.
regards
yung

BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff Plus Member 8191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 6:18 PM

Wow....very haunting and broody.
I like this Smile

Sue_R
Sue_R Plus Member 9Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 6:20 PM


Quote: Wow....very haunting and broody.
I like this Smile

Thanks Bill. You suggested turning this one into a mono at the time. I just didn't get around to doing it until now.

Sue Smile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 6:52 PM

Love the atmosphere that the Mono gives this smashing image Sue. Wonderfully moody, and great to view.

John SmileX

UrbaneMagick
UrbaneMagick Plus Member 3153 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 6:55 PM

Stunning capture in both the colour & mono version..but feel the mono adds a lot more atmosphere..great capture.

Cliff1944
Cliff1944 Plus Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 7:43 PM

I agree, the mono works well here - very foreboding!
Cliff

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 8:54 PM

Having looked at the colour version, Sue, I think this B and W conversion carries even more dramatic impact.
Ronnie.

wanny
wanny Plus Member 3wanny vcard United Kingdom
11 Apr 2012 - 8:54 PM

Beautiful work as ever Sue. Well done>

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5890 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 8:56 PM

Ooooooo....yes, yes, yes !!!!......cracking shot !, love the drama in the snow & clouds against those silhouetted rocks !!!!

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 9:11 PM

It a fair climb up to that location Sue, sound like the weather we had when we visited it last year.
Moody in Mono
Regards Richard

Leilani
Leilani  1029 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2012 - 7:09 AM

Beautifully rugged image. Love it Smile

brownstonechip
12 Apr 2012 - 7:16 AM

I agree with above comments full of drama in this shot sue

phil

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2012 - 11:02 AM

Yes, I remember the colour version, Sue, and looking at it again and comparing the two, this mono version does work very well - it looks even more moody and dramatic Wink
Trev Smile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9249 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2012 - 7:53 PM

A very atmospheric and dramatic monochrome landscape Sue

topsyrm
topsyrm Plus Member 427 forum poststopsyrm vcard
12 Apr 2012 - 7:59 PM

I do like the mono for its mood and drama but I wouldn't be able to choose between the 2, they're both excellent shots.

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 5:37 PM

Very moody Sue!
Ann

David_Turnbull
14 Apr 2012 - 3:07 PM

I like the mono version, it certainly has a brooding menace about it.
Dave

fazzer
fazzer Plus Member 544 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 7:10 PM

wow stunning shot,love this moody scene

Nothern_Licht
Nothern_Licht Plus Member 6Nothern_Licht vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2012 - 9:24 PM

Love the atmosphere conveyed in this shot.

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