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This is a mono version of the Martello tower

Many thanks to all who voted and left comments on my previous upload. Very much appreciated
Jim

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:18-270mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:30 Aug 2012 - 3:22 PM
Focal Length:18mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.4
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/15sec
Exposure Comp:+1
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:Martello Tower
Username:canonfan canonfan
Uploaded:19 Nov 2012 - 3:39 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Tower;mono;history
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Votes:51

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Nov 2012 - 4:21 PM

This is a great image Jim ! Looks good in mono - the grass and clouds are very effectively placing the focus on the towerSmile

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JohnChambersPhotography

Looks windy Jim, the grass is blowing around a bit giving it a good effect nice shot great sky.

John

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
19 Nov 2012 - 4:44 PM

Excellent conversion Jim, like your composition,
Fred.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 5:05 PM

Nice mono, love the comp!
Diane

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 5:17 PM

Cracking hi key mono, great composition and presentation

Hugh

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
19 Nov 2012 - 5:26 PM

Brilliantly done Jim, a shot to be proud of! exceptional detail, grasses and brickwork, followed by a great sky to round it off, well done like it!, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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1881  2 India
19 Nov 2012 - 5:38 PM

WONDERFULLY DONE.


SANJEEV

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
19 Nov 2012 - 5:50 PM

Grate mono Jim, the grasses look as if they were taken with an infra-red film. Well done
Elena

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2170 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 6:03 PM

An image that work's great in monoSmile
NettaSmile

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
19 Nov 2012 - 7:04 PM

A wonderful image Jim, and mono suits it very well. The grasses and tower have a softness, yet have not lost clarity ... Carol

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 7:11 PM

The high key mono works well with this, Jim.

Ray

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2012 - 7:28 PM

Like this mono shot Jim, the towers brickwork shows good detail, Peter..

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 7:29 PM

Very nice, super conversion.

Lavina

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CDSINUK
CDSINUK  2223 forum posts England
19 Nov 2012 - 8:20 PM

love this Jim, great in mono too, top marksSmile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 10:27 PM

I never thought of high key mono other than in portraits before.
Great image of the Tower and a wonderful sky with good contrasts.
The grasses tell their story blowing in the wind.
I've forgotten where the Tower is situated Jim?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 11:09 PM

Works well in mono Jim !!
A fine shot.
Mick.

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
20 Nov 2012 - 12:21 AM

A great shot and beautiful photo.........Grin

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:33 AM

Effective as a mono.

Ann

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 11:06 AM

so well suited to mono a great shot

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 - 12:24 PM

Very good work! That's some tower... In my language (Portuguese) - Martello means hammer... Just a bit of trivia info for you... Grin IB

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Lottiephotography

Wow! I love this Jim, so much detail! Well done!

Charlie x

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2012 - 8:38 AM

works so well in mono

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Mavis
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24 Nov 2012 - 7:56 AM

The tower looks great against that wonderful sky Jim xx

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lifesnapper
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24 Nov 2012 - 2:50 PM

Good subject matter Jim, and really lends itself to Mono.

John Smile

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UrbaneMagick
30 Dec 2012 - 7:29 PM

Nice work Jim..the mono treatment gives it drama in spades.

Have a fantastic 2013 my mate.

GarethSmile

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