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Another image from my outing with my sister.

Converted to B&W, then selective colour added.

Tech details:

1/60th sec
f8
Lens 18-50mm set @44mm

Camera:EOS 10D
Lens:18-50mm
Recording media:ISO set at 100
Title:The Country House
Username:JCowlan JCowlan
Uploaded:26 Apr 2006 - 9:49 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
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sotaylor
sotaylor  8
26 Apr 2006 - 10:01 AM

fantastic picture bro!! the house really stands out with the selective colour against the B&W.
well done
sis xx

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hailslee
hailslee  8 England
26 Apr 2006 - 10:09 AM

excellent pic uncle jimmy,love the way the house looks its very selective.
hailslee x

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redstag
redstag e2 Member 8100 forum postsredstag vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2006 - 10:10 AM

You've worked the colour really well. the BW looks a little flat, but then I tend to use too much contrast!
Great execution, strong image.

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vonny
vonny  8
26 Apr 2006 - 10:41 AM

Great shot , love the effect
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yvonneSmile

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2006 - 11:56 AM

nice work James
keith

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2006 - 12:39 PM

Hi James,fantastic capture and i love the selective colouring.Take care.AnnSmile

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2006 - 4:23 PM

I like your selective color-- a great way to highlight something like this wonderful old house! Jennnnnn

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tonymarq
tonymarq  9 United States
26 Apr 2006 - 5:00 PM

James this is a perfect display of use in selective colouring as the home stands out perfectly from the trees and the b&w enhances it! well done!

stay well
tonymarq

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JulieTinton
27 Apr 2006 - 1:07 AM

You've used the selective colour really well! Really makes this lovely house stand out!

Julie

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Jaye
Jaye  8
27 Apr 2006 - 1:44 AM

Great effect and good composition..Judith

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angelamary
27 Apr 2006 - 3:51 AM

Nice colour selection! Well worked and well caught. Good shot.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
27 Apr 2006 - 10:15 AM

A great result, well done
Christine

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Tina_Michelle
27 Apr 2006 - 12:11 PM

excellent use of selective color. I also like the natural framing the trees provide.well seen.good job.

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lilipolala
27 Apr 2006 - 12:43 PM

Lovely work with the selective colour
Eyecatching
Well done
Miriam xx

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TessC
TessC  8 Ireland
27 Apr 2006 - 2:32 PM

I do like what you've done here, this is lovely.. Well done!

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
27 Apr 2006 - 6:57 PM

Excellent work,I like the selective colouring as well...
Great work.

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2006 - 10:10 PM

has a kind of 'gingerbread house' thing going on! like the SC

jo

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2006 - 11:10 PM

Excellent composition, the selective colouring works well!
gill

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delan
delan  10
28 Apr 2006 - 12:12 AM

wonderful image...
trish

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jacquienewsham
28 Apr 2006 - 4:24 AM

great shot,the selective colouring works well
samantha

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101394 forum postsexposure vcard England
28 Apr 2006 - 3:38 PM

A Lovely image and selective colour and detail and composition.
Pauline.

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
28 Apr 2006 - 10:09 PM

Your use of selective colouring has worked really well.
Marian

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8372 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2006 - 12:50 PM

Like the composition James, and agree that the selective colouring works well.
C

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2006 - 12:15 AM

The selective colouring works very well in this pic James.

Brian.

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
4 May 2006 - 2:33 AM

Like the effect of the selective colouring

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mrsdaffy
mrsdaffy  8
4 May 2006 - 12:29 PM

Nicely done James.. Smile

Mags

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jcaslin
jcaslin  10
8 May 2006 - 9:34 AM

Rude Mek to the rescue!!
Happy 30 mate
LOL

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2006 - 12:20 PM

Nice work James . The selective colouring makes the house stand out which is the important factor in this scene . xx

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annefromleo
8 May 2006 - 10:16 PM

Clever, well done
Anne

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vparmar
vparmar  9 United Kingdom
9 May 2006 - 9:34 AM

Great effect and good composition - like the selective colouring

vinny

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elcid
elcid  10150 forum posts England
10 May 2006 - 9:35 AM

Nice work J, nice one mate.

Bill.

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VNelson
VNelson  9 United States
12 May 2006 - 10:27 AM

What a beautiful composition.

Verne

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TracyK
TracyK  8 Netherlands
18 May 2006 - 12:40 AM

Looks good. I must learn how to do that one day. Tracy

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ronss
ronss  81243 forum posts Canada
21 May 2006 - 2:51 PM

It almost seems as if this picture has two main ideas - the reeds and the house. Yet, somehow, there is enough space for the two to coexist peacefully.

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donnaw
donnaw  8
28 May 2006 - 5:01 AM

nice picture....

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