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This is a rather extreme black and white conversion of Threatening which I uploaded earlier in the week.
You will probably love it or hate it
For me it is the strong shapes that make it work
Thanks for looking
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 May 2014 - 6:07 PM
Focal Length:24mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Chimney Pot
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:24 May 2014 - 11:27 AM
Tags:Architecture, Black & white, Saturday shadows, Specialist / abstract
VS Mode Rating 99 (38.46% won)
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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 11:35 AM

This is a fascinating graphic. I like the strong division of light and dark. Perfect for Saturday shadows, too.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 11:52 AM

Fantastic mono with wonderful shapes and strong contrasts.
I love the chimney pot - makes the whole image.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 11:59 AM

Superb shot Helen, very striking and great for Saturday Shadows.
Excellent work.

Dave.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 12:06 PM

Fabulous conversion, love the breaking of the vertical lines by the diagonal ones, superb.

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MEM
MEM e2 Member 7MEM vcard England
24 May 2014 - 12:32 PM

I just voted for this in the VS mode, I like this kind of image, for me I would have cloned out the white line in the centre of the image just above the roof.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 1:02 PM

Love it, Helen Smile Carol

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 1:49 PM

I love the sharp lines and angles in this excellent mono conversion, Helen!

Richard

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 2:25 PM

this version makees a great shadow piece!


Thank you for your UA!!!

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digital_boi
24 May 2014 - 2:41 PM

this works very well Helen excellent idea to do a mono conversion agree with Kate the light on the chimney makes it even better

Graham

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 2:43 PM

Quite an amazing conversion, Helen, didn't recognise it as being the same image! I quite like this 'soot & whitewash' effect, with the chimney standing isolated on the right SmileSmile
Trev Smile

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Mollycat
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24 May 2014 - 3:56 PM

Me I love it. Tremendous stuff Helen.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 4:14 PM

Love it....

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 5:53 PM

love it ... thankyou very much!

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43607 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 6:53 PM

Absolutely fubu-bloodylous-fantastico-superb-love-this-loads-wish-I'd-taken-it-myself sort of image, Helen

And it's not bad either...Grin

Malc

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JawDborn
JawDborn e2 Member 2713 forum postsJawDborn vcard England
24 May 2014 - 7:10 PM

Impeccable. Delicious. A treat to view it.

Jack

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 7:26 PM

Thanks everyone and many thanks to Malc for his UA, and who I gather likes it WinkWinkWink

Last Modified By helenlinda at 24 May 2014 - 7:27 PM

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2014 - 7:27 PM

Interesting result and mono suits the image well

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24 May 2014 - 10:35 PM

Such a stylish image.Superb!
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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2014 - 10:55 AM

I like it! It is so dramatic!

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Rende
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25 May 2014 - 5:16 PM

Wonderfully strong and striking reworking Helen; excellent!
Rende

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