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An old tulip on its way to the compost heap. I thought I'd try B&W for a change.
A big thank you to Alda for her user award on my "Crunch"! Smile

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Tamron 90mm Sp Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Jun 2013 - 3:44 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/8sec
Exposure Comp:-2.7
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Tulip
Username:Rende Rende
Uploaded:1 Jul 2013 - 9:52 AM
Tags:Black & white, Flowers & plants
Votes:41

Comments

boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 9:59 AM

My first view (back from Norfolk), and Im treated to a super B/W.... brilliant

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 10:11 AM

This makes an excellent b/w subject. Very nicely done.
x

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Jul 2013 - 10:13 AM

Excellent detail captured Rende, super image,
Fred.

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 10:21 AM

Mono adds a certain elegance to flower portraits. This has an air of poignancy about it.

franken
franken e2 Member 123271 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 11:03 AM

Wonderful in mono Rende.

Ken

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 11:10 AM

Its stunning in Mono...great work

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 167 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England79 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 11:21 AM


Quote: Mono adds a certain elegance to flower portraits. This has an air of poignancy about it.

Agree.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 11:42 AM

what a beauty this is

SeveGarcia
SeveGarcia e2 Member 2SeveGarcia vcard United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 12:03 PM

Wow Awesum

Excellent Rende

Andy

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 12:23 PM

Works very well in mono Rende, maybe because it is at the end of it's life and has faded away? Great shot.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 12:36 PM

This is wonderful; fading flower images are one of my favourites - and this is perfect in mono. Shame I've given my UA already today - but please accept a virtual award! Smile
Ann

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 1:00 PM

Well suited to mono this one Rende.
Super shot.
Mick.

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 1:01 PM

Very beautiful, superbly placed in the frame, excellent b&w. It will be sorely missed . . . Wink
Regards
Bill

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 1:30 PM

Excellent -- b&w seems to work very well here!

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 1:30 PM

Beautiful delicate image Rede... Well seen. IB

Hermanus
Hermanus e2 Member 2Hermanus vcard South Africa
1 Jul 2013 - 2:14 PM

Really a lovely image Rende Smile

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 2:16 PM

A beautiful mono image, Rende - superb detail and clarity.
I wish more than one UA per day was allowed!!
Richard

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 2:20 PM

Beauty in extreme age and decay, there's a lesson there.
B&W captures the tissue-paper fragility.
Moira

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 4:20 PM

The lighting is perfect

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 4:24 PM

Who would have thought a flower image would look so good in Black 'n white. Well done Rende.

Albert

capto
capto e2 Member 21475 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 7:02 PM

Mono is just right for an old fading flower.Smile

ivor

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44302 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 7:17 PM

The b&w treatment makes it look like paper, Rende. How very effective this is in its simplicity.

Malc

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 7:57 PM

Works well in mono Rende - super textured petals.
Brian.

widtink
widtink e2 Member 2406 forum postswidtink vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 9:55 PM

Really nice Rende , theres hope for me yet GrinGrinGrin

Rod

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 10:40 PM

wonderful light and tones. Seems to be crafted in rough silk paper.

antisilence
antisilence e2 Member 11antisilence vcard United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 11:58 PM

Lovely shot.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 6:43 AM

Found I could give my UA today for this! You can cancel the virtual one now. Smile
Ann

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