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One from the archives. From a trip to the Dales in March last year, and the visit to Scaleber Force early on.
Tone Mapped from one image, and converted to mono in CS2.
See what you think, as my mono skills leave something to be desired!!
RAW ISO 100
Can't see much wrong with at all mate ... methinks you are kidding us about your mono abilities
Yeah I agree with Paul.
Excellent conversion & image.
good mono well composed and exposed.
Really like the effect the mono has had on the water - looks very nice to me
Superb Martin, a shot to be very proud of me thinks
Wouldn't be surprised if you got a HC or EC for this one)
Brilliant mono Martin.Superb tones and detail.
very tasty, good comp martin I like the foreground branches
Thank you all. Your comments are most encouraging and much appreciated.
Nice thought Ange!!
Good initial shot but the mono conversion is well, ....
if your mono skills aren't there yet - god help the rest of us. Can't see anything wrong with this conversion. Spot on
beautiful shot and superb conversion
Excellent conversion Martin, infact one of the best b/w images Ive seen from here
Works well for me.
Nice B/W image like the tones in this.
Well converted in my option.
top class, looks fantastic in large version
Fabulous composition and the treatment is perfect.
Love the light in the top third, smashing image.
Thank you very much folks, you're very kind.
Think every one else has said it all. Just in case; excellent shot.
Realy realy like this one.
Worthy of an RC at least Martin.
I see good tones through the entire range in the big version. Nicely composed too.
Go on Pete, stick the top badge on it long overdue!!
LOL Dave. Everyone loves a trier!
One day mate, one day. And no-one will scream louder than me when it happens (apart, possibly, than you!)
I have to agree with the top comment (Paul) that you are rather better at this than you suggest. Excellent clarity and comp and a very good conversion indeed!
Great shot. the effect on the water is fantastic
A 'triffic conversion...smasher of a shot
Bloody Hell! Just came back for look, and wahey!!!! Many many thanks, my first EC. A moment to remember!
Your first?! (with such a portfolio?!)
Thanks Cole. Must admit, I'm over the moon!!
Well done on the EC.
At Last!!! Very well done Martin, told you it was a good'un. Made up those few yards in style
I've been keeping my fingers crossed since I saw this one that it would get an EC, now I can feel my fingers again, congratualtions are in order matey,
Are you out tommorow morning anywhere?
Thank you you 2, much appreciated.
Yes, I am Rich, do you fancy a meet up?
certainly do, where were you heading?
Just sent a PM, but I was fancying Mam Tor, Rushup or Edale for a change. Any thoughts
Well done , Although I generally don't go for b+w this is excellent,
Congrats on the EC now mate too ... well deserved
Many congrats on the EC Martin. Great B&W treatment on a quality image. Well done.
told ya) very well done Martin, Im chuffed for you.
Congrats I'm pleased for you mate.
Thats a belter of a B&W shot Martin well worthy of an EC mate.
Well deserved award Martin.
That is lovely Martin, incredibly worthy of the EC too. Great work.
a great shot and conversion!
Thanks all . Long time coming, but a great feeling all the same.
Well done for the EC Martin, you deserve it.
Seen a LOT of shots of this place ... this is defnitiely up there with the best of em. This is one that any tog on here would be pleased to have taken IMHO.
well done mrtin, chuffed for you
Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeessssss, just noticed the badge!! About time mate and really deserved! I am really happy for you.
Just came back to say
"Congrats on a very well deserved EC"
Thank you all. Very much apprecaited.
Thanks Dan, that is a very nice thing to say.
how did i miss this one,
thats fantastic martin.such a well deserved ec.
well done martin.
ps. have you come down from cloud 9 yet. LOL.
Superb and well done.
Congrats Martin - a well deserved EC
Good job on the EC. The contrast of the smooth flow and sharp detail works well. I've found converting to monochrome on tone-mapped images can work really well as it keeps the detail without the distraction of highly saturated colours.
Thank you all very much.
Just about Daz, just about!!
Quote: martinl (e2 Member)
Posted: 3 Apr 2007 - 19:43
Lovely. Great conversion. I can't crack this B & W lark, so appreciate someone that has.
Just found this on one of my old uploads - seems you've cracked it.
Cheers Kris. On this shot maybe!
It's a brave move to post up a shot that's been seen so much in colour. Converted well and displaying a fine tonal range. Nice one!
Huge grats Martin, thoroughly well deserved.
Many congratulations on your EC and POTW, Martin. Both are richly deserved - this is exceptional.
well done Martin
Many thanks Pete, and to everyone who's clicked and commented.
Many congrats on all you awards
Oh what fantastic news martin, well done on POTW
Excellent Martin - I bet you are chuffed to bits
POTW now as well, can't be bad, well done
Thank you. Yes, you could say that I am more than a little happy!! (understatement!!)
Well done mate on POTW.
Congrats on POTW Martin
EC and POTW come together...nothing can beat that.
Thanks very much folks.
You're right Cole!!
A top class conversion - the water looks like pure silk! Congrats on getting POTW! A very worthy winner!
top notch Martin-that canvas will look superb
Missed this until now Martin, like this than the usual colour ones.
Congrats on all the awards. very much deserved, conversion looks fantastic.
Lol - well cracked it seems.
Well done on POTW Martin.
What an excellent image in every way - not much water when I was their yesterday. I bet this makes a first-class print.
Not content with the long overdue EC then Martin... You have to go and get Photo of the Week. Many congratulation on a stunner,
A belting shot and an excellent conversion. Congratulations on the EC.
Well done again Martin, in some style. Really pleased for you!!
congratulations Martin, superb image that's been well worked.
Both very well deserved awards in my book. Very nicely done sir.
Congrats on FOTW - well deserved.
Thanks very much everyone. Not stopped smiling since
100 and congratulations Martin.
101 and still going strong lol. Beautiful capture. Would love to see the colour version as well........
A fantastic shot, well worthy of the credit its got.
Absolutely gorgeous Martin. Well worthy of POTW. Love the composition and water effect.
It'll do Martin - - congrats
I was away when you posted this amazing shot Martin so would have missed it had it not been for the POTW.
As others have rightly said the composition and tonal range in the image are outstanding. The way you've kept the bright highlights under control is masterful.
Well done and many congatulations
can't add much more than Mike has said above!
all been said already.......
Stunning work, Martin!
So well deserved POTW!
This is one of the most beautiful pictures I've seen in my life!! Makes me love photography so much more. Thanks for the inspiration!!!
Fantastic image and well done.
enough to rival Ansel Adams
Many many thanks to one and all
Photo of the Week!! Well done and huge congrats. Thats gonna look great on your wall, just looking at mine and they really do a great job.
Impressive! Great silky effect on the water.
Wow, dad, looks better on our lounge wall though, you weren't going to put it on bet your glad you did now!
stunning image looks great in b/w nice work. andys0707
Just lime to say a big thank you to everyone who commented and clicked this image. Really appreciate your time.
Just stumbled upon this.
This is a brilliant image, beautifully handled. Well done.
STUNNING SHOT LOVE THE B/W
Superbly taken and presented, like the variety within the falls...
Excellent!!! love the fusion of the frozen dreamlike effects and the
impending reality of the rocks in the background>>
in short ..description beyond articulation..brilliant
Love this shot love the falls in the middle section...
nothing wrong with your mono skills!
If your mono skills leave a lot to be desired, then I mine are non-starters! I picked this image from your pf to look at more closely before I'd registered the EC + PW - I was attracted by the almost abstract quality of the composition, and I wasn't disappointed. I'm off to have a look around, now (I'm already familiar with your website in the big wide world). I may be some time...
Stunning image - just to add to all the above - took me ages to scroll thru the comments !! - fantastic shot - fantastic pf - Tom
Well exposed with great mono tones.
great pic uncle martin, looks good on the wall
from steph(not bex)
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