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I really didn't know whether to upload this image or not.However, being either brave or stupid I decided to give it an airing.

Its a much closer crop than the colour version and I have done a little more post processing to bring out the detail and texture in the church, still leaving the glow from the setting sun behind it to give that glow.

Finally I converted the image to mono using Silver Efex Pro

Thanks for looking and to all those that clicked, commented or voted on yesterday's image.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 500D
Lens:Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Aug 2012 - 7:56 PM
Focal Length:15mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/16.0
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:The ravaged sky
Username:marktc marktc
Uploaded:28 Aug 2012 - 6:46 AM
Tags:Black & white, Black and white, Landscape, Mono, Sunset Knowlton Church
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Votes:29

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2012 - 5:08 PM

This image carries a greater impact than the last coloured shot IMO, the B and W presentation and post processing both adding to this effect, Mark.
The big sky and cloud patterns make for a more eye catching shot too.
Ronnie.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:48 AM

A wonderful sky, Mark, another fine image well processed. Carol

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:49 AM


Quote: This image carries a greater impact than the last coloured shot IMO, the B and W presentation and post processing both adding to this effect, Mark.
The big sky and cloud patterns make for a more eye catching shot too.
Ronnie.

Can't add anything to Ronnie's comment with which I agree.

Albert

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:52 AM

Mark, even before reading your commentary, I was thinking that I really liked the detail in the building -- so, you processing works for me.
-=\Walter

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom105 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:44 AM

I am so very glad you did Mark, a really beautiful and well processed monochrome, which I must say I rather admire.

Regards Nathan

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:43 AM

yes!!! mono is perfect here

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:55 AM

I can't put it any better than Ronnie, Mark, very effective and I do like that sky.

Dave

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
28 Aug 2012 - 9:54 AM

Superb Mark, really good strong mono. Excellent.

John

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 11:08 AM

Very nice! Lovely workGrin
Not seen the colour one but I will have in a moWink
Diane

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Deep_Bhatia
28 Aug 2012 - 11:17 AM

Very dramatic pic. Deep

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 12:44 PM

You certainly know how to present with the wow factor Mark
this really is a lovely detailed image
Lillian

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 1:25 PM

Excellent mono and processing.
From what I've seen of Silver Efex Pro
it seems to do a sterling job.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 4:56 PM

Great processing here-- and a great subject for SEP

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:53 PM

lots of drama with a sky like that, nice one.
ant.

Last Modified By zapar40 at 28 Aug 2012 - 8:56 PM

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