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Hi, Here is a first for me....A Mono....manipulated from an old slide.
cormy told me to..'Give it a Go'

Camera:Pentax Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The Gardener
Username:MickyMc MickyMc
Uploaded:19 Dec 2008 - 1:29 PM
Tags:Autumn, Black & white, Boat, Digitally manipulated, Gardener, House, Leaves, Portraits / people
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CarolG e2 Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 1:38 PM

Super in mono, Mavis, but it looks more like a park than a garden! Love the smoke from the damp leaves billowing around, reminds me of my childhood, it used to be a weekend treat for me and my father to have a bonfire in the garden, and if I was lucky I could light it! Have a great time this Christmas. Carol

Natzdad e2 Member 629 forum postsNatzdad vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 2:00 PM


SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 2:02 PM

Some super light and shadow cast over the solitary figure as he gazes out over the smoke-filled garden.

photophantom e2 Member 6108 forum postsphotophantom vcard Philippines3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 2:09 PM

Excellent mono Mavis, like it

ZenTog e2 Member 137875 forum postsZenTog vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 2:30 PM

pity this is soft, otherwise it might have had an award, can you rescan and get it sharper, the interplay with the lighting is super

Scaramanga e2 Member 737 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 2:31 PM

Like the smoke and the shadows.

JLWebster e2 Member 6JLWebster vcard England
19 Dec 2008 - 2:40 PM

Stunning, like this mono alot. Well done.

19 Dec 2008 - 2:57 PM

Well done Mavis. A super looking image.
Marilyn x

Bob_V e2 Member 7Bob_V vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 4:10 PM

What great work Mavis.

Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
19 Dec 2008 - 4:33 PM

Superb atmosphere and mood Maeve so well worked

woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 4:49 PM

A great atmosphere, Mavis, I can almost smell the burning leaves.

mrswoolybill Critique Team 8580 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1120 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 4:56 PM

Glad you gave it a go, this is excellent. Perfectly timed for the silhouette against the light. He's a bit central though - I might be tempted to crop a chunk off the right hand side.

fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 5:00 PM

And well worth a go this is a super mono image with a full range of tones. Very fine atmospheric composition.


Cormy e2 Member 7Cormy vcard England
19 Dec 2008 - 5:19 PM

Well done Micky.This is a fine atmospheric image,and a good example of breaking the rule of thirds to advantage.

lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 5:26 PM

Beautiful lighting

franken e2 Member 123320 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 5:54 PM

Superb b/w image!


danbrann e2 Member 10505 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 6:02 PM

What a cracker Mavis. I missed this probably because you were late uploading it. You should do more mono.
Tell Alan to light a fire in the garden.

goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 6:21 PM

Great silhouette against the mist and smoke - well done Mavis.....Bill

roverrat e2 Member 7roverrat vcard Germany5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 6:41 PM

A super candid Mavis, love the misty mood.

helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 7:42 PM

Lots of atmosphere here.
Lovely conversion

AliMurray e2 Member 7AliMurray vcard Scotland
19 Dec 2008 - 7:56 PM

Lovley B&W. Has an eerie look to it.

Nice one.

Ali Smile

Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 8:52 PM

Wonderfully atmospheric and beautiful in mono.

bricurtis e2 Member 91935 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 9:14 PM

Very atmospheric - great silhouette of the gardener against the light. You did well to produce this from an old slide Mavis.

Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2008 - 9:19 PM

Very well worked.


Skye24Blue e2 Member 8Skye24Blue vcard Australia
20 Dec 2008 - 1:11 AM

Excellent mono. Great mood and light.

mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2008 - 3:24 AM

A good one here with the light patches thro' the image.
Very effective.And I do like a woman that does what her better half says !!!!

Gezina e2 Member 8Gezina vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2008 - 5:33 AM

Good work and very good result for a first attempt Ina

Ray42 e2 Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2008 - 8:10 AM

Nice work and a great shot - Lots of atmosphere here and there are so many different pictures to be had from this with a bit of cropping and sharpening possibly here and there - Nice one - I'm glad you listened to cormy

20 Dec 2008 - 1:30 PM

The number of times that could have been me......... Gardeners love a good bommy Wink

proz  10205 forum posts United States
20 Dec 2008 - 6:25 PM

shortlisted Mave, this is superb such atmosphere!
Happy Christmas to all of you!

Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2008 - 10:42 PM

Like this alot,great mono.

And his thaughts on the matter,,

Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 12:48 PM

This is beautifully done, nostalgic and with a touch of mystery.

HUMIE e2 Member 7HUMIE vcard United Kingdom
29 Dec 2008 - 11:16 PM

Super shot !!!


jonathanbp e2 Member 699 forum postsjonathanbp vcard India
9 Jan 2009 - 2:22 PM

wonderful atmospheric image - Jonathan

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