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Cosmos Mono Tint
Mono conversion with slight tint..
I'm looking at form here rather than just beauty.
What I'm working at are BW conversions of flower pictures which show an improvement by being viewed in mono.
Overall I'm finding mono flowers a bit difficult as much of the beauty lies in colour.
I'm also looking at structures and detailing in other flowers. Any suggestion about suitable flowers and what to try would be good.
Thanks for critique, advice and comments,
V2 is the colour version
V3 has green faded a touch.
V4 a little more edge detail as Kate's suggestion
Thanks for looking
Ian

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:105.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Jun 2011 - 12:15 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/3.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Up And Away
Username:iancrowson iancrowson
Uploaded:22 Apr 2013 - 8:51 AM
Tags:Black & white, Flowers & plants
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Votes:20
Voters:Derek_Fearn · alligatorpants · Eastlands · Take-a-View · franken · boov · pentony · Irishkate · morpheus1955 · mrswoolybill · derrymaine · Ayoob · CaroleS · ColleenA · ChristineD · maggietear · Niknut · cabbie · widtink · Bzox ·
Views:73
Unique Views:41
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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 - 10:22 AM

Super x 2

pentony
pentony Plus Member 7pentony vcard England
22 Apr 2013 - 10:29 AM

No.2 Lovely Image

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 10:56 AM

I love what you're doing here in both images.
The coloured version brings out the detail in the calyx and sepals
if I've got my flower bits correct! The fading out of the petals works in doing that.
I like the mono version but not sure about the effect on petals - think the leaves need a tad more detail
to separate from b/g?
Have you looked at Big-Beavis's recent images?
He's trying a new process but totally different from yours.
Your effect is more natural.
KateGrinGrinGrin

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8654 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1178 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 12:36 PM

I do prefer this to yesterday's, the lighter stem is important. Mono has harmony.
Moira

derrymaine
22 Apr 2013 - 1:50 PM

v1 I think works for me. great shot

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
22 Apr 2013 - 2:05 PM

Great set of images .....Grin

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 467 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 2:41 PM

I think the mono works best of all.
Carole

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 3:32 PM

I love all of them, they all have a special quality of their ownGrin

ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
22 Apr 2013 - 3:40 PM

love all of them, v2 just gets my

maggietear
22 Apr 2013 - 4:26 PM

So delicate Ian, with great exposure to go with it!
Maggie

widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 5:18 PM

The mono is so lovely Grin

Rod

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