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Haven't had any new material to upload for over a week due to travelling. I've been getting the jitters.. Wink

So, here's a b+w conversion (and a bit of tweaking) on a shot taken recently in Newcastle.

Hope all is OK with everyone.
Cheers for looking, Paul

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 10-20 @10mm
Recording media:RAW ISO 100
Title:- booze cruise -
Username:paulstefan paulstefan
Uploaded:22 May 2006 - 3:09 AM
Tags:Black & white
Votes:133

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MarkT
MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 3:10 AM

Excellent perspective and tones.

Mark.

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Se7enUK
Se7enUK  9114 forum posts England
22 May 2006 - 3:11 AM

I like it, works very well.

All the best
Paul

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nugs321
nugs321  9 United Kingdom
22 May 2006 - 3:13 AM

Cracking shot.
Good tones from Black to White.
Love the viewpoint.

Paul.

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz  8274 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 3:18 AM

Brilliant b&w,great composition.

Alley.

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angej
angej  9477 forum posts United Kingdom
22 May 2006 - 3:26 AM

Superb as usual PaulSmile
Ange

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Bernice010
22 May 2006 - 3:33 AM

Great photo. Love the light. Looks stunning.

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EJMaleevsky
22 May 2006 - 3:35 AM

The sky makes it! Great image.
Liz

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 3:36 AM

Thanks folks
Paul..

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NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 3:38 AM

Wonderful strong contrasty image, excellent work.

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tigerminx
tigerminx  10237 forum posts South Africa
22 May 2006 - 3:42 AM

Your B&W work is always first class, hard to decide between this one and the colour though. Hmm, will have to give it some thought.

Bruce.

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Paulo_G
Paulo_G  832 forum posts United Kingdom
22 May 2006 - 3:43 AM

Jaw droppingly good. Love the strong white of the boat.
Paul

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exclusive  9579 forum posts United Kingdom
22 May 2006 - 3:44 AM

great photo of sydney.

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seanblagden
22 May 2006 - 3:45 AM

great mono love it.
Sean

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conrad
conrad  1010874 forum posts116 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 3:51 AM

I thought I recognised this. I still like it, works well in mono.

Conrad

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martinproe
22 May 2006 - 3:53 AM

Belting shot and conversion.

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CathyT
CathyT e2 Member 87276 forum postsCathyT vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 3:57 AM

cracking conversion.

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 4:01 AM

Many thanks All.

John (exclusive) - unfortunately it's not Syndey, but Newcastle. Smile

Bruce - don't give it too much thought Wink

Cheers, Paul

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hangingpixels
22 May 2006 - 4:11 AM

Though it was sydney too, nice b/w. great clouds and tone.

Oat

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davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 4:36 AM

Cracking mono shot with great tones and a terrific sky. Have the 30th on me.
Dave.

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User_Removed
22 May 2006 - 4:56 AM

stunning mono image
sten

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riprap007
riprap007  101568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 5:06 AM

stnning shot and conversion Paul

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 5:17 AM

Strangely, I knew this had an EC even before I opened it. The thumbnail oozed enough quality on its own. Astonishing work, Paul - truly outstanding. Many congrats.

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beaniebabe
22 May 2006 - 5:18 AM

Paul another EC...well deserved though Smile

Angie x

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 5:19 AM

Blimey - thanks Pete Smile)

Cheers folks for the comments.
Paul..

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111997 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 5:28 AM

Like Ian said, you could tell from the thumbnail that there was something special about this, and the bigger versions do not disappoint in the slightest. Fabulous work Paul.

Nice tweaking...
Paul

PS: Congrats on the EC - well deserved!!

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Maddie
Maddie  92714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 5:32 AM

well done Paul, congrats on th EC

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keithh
keithh e2 Member 1023026 forum postskeithh vcard Wallis and Futuna33 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 6:20 AM

Comes right at yer....actually I feel like I;m there....and I've had a few.

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PatrickSmith
22 May 2006 - 6:28 AM

Can't get much better than this I believe. Congrats!
Patrick

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 6:44 AM

Cheers folks.

Photos are supposed to evoke some kind of emotion, Keith. So saying you feel like you're actually there is great, although saying you feel drunk looking at it is a bit different Wink

Ta, Paul

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Jasbe
Jasbe  9116 forum posts England
22 May 2006 - 6:49 AM

Great B&W shot Paul, well deserved EC.
Jason

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DouglasLatham
22 May 2006 - 7:00 AM

Ah great shot , been on that boat a few time when it was mored in Glasgow (Tuxedo Princess) with it's revolving dance floor ... haha

Dougie

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 7:03 AM


Quote: revolving dance floor...

That's class that is, Dougie
Wink

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MikeB
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22 May 2006 - 7:11 AM

Great angle and long exposure, love the distortion from the wide-angle. Ode to the tuxedo!

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old timer  1055 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 7:30 AM

Absolutely stunning B&W work, Paul, and congrats on the EC.
Jim

PS - so that's the Tuxedo Princess, is it??!

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edrhodes  9521 forum posts United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 7:30 AM

Excellent shot Paul, well deserved EC.

Ed..

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tigerminx
tigerminx  10237 forum posts South Africa
22 May 2006 - 7:35 AM

I Like... As I've said before your B&W is first class.

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 7:36 AM

Cheers folks.

It is indeed, Jim. Fond memories? Wink

Ta, Paul

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den2il
den2il  11203 forum posts England
22 May 2006 - 7:49 AM

Much prefer this B/W version Paul.

Congrats on your EC - well deserved.

--Den--

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steve allsopp
22 May 2006 - 8:01 AM

your b+w work really does stand out from the crowd. top class

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Ray_Thomas
22 May 2006 - 8:16 AM

Love the tones.

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KathyW
KathyW  111793 forum posts Norfolk Island12 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 8:28 AM

Wow... that is so dramatic...
Very well done.
Kathy

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Westers
Westers  93905 forum posts Burkina Faso1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 8:30 AM

Good to see most of that lens distortion cured compared to the original.
Wink

Lovely conversion with some seemless dodging and burning on the bridge (amongst other areas).

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 8:36 AM

Glad you noticed the lens distortion correction, Ian Smile

Cheers for the comments everyone.
Paul..

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dp  10163 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 8:52 AM

Top class image Paul.

Dave

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pj.morley  11947 forum posts
22 May 2006 - 8:58 AM

Love the wide angle and strong black and white. It suits this perfectly

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lloydee
lloydee  10247 forum posts
22 May 2006 - 9:23 AM

Ding dong shot Paul. Pure legend for your B&W. Top class - congrats on a well deserved EC.

lloyd

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future  9153 forum posts
22 May 2006 - 9:35 AM

great conversion Paul, well done on the EC. Cheers Chris

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 9:50 AM

Hi Paul,what contrast,detail and a dream of a shot,congratulations on your EC,so well deserved.Take care.AnnSmile

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simon butterworth
22 May 2006 - 10:37 AM

Stunning image.
Fabulous perspective and composition.

Simon

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paulstefan
22 May 2006 - 11:31 AM

Cheers folks Smile
Paul..

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IRaddict  1134 forum posts
22 May 2006 - 11:40 AM

Huge impact Paul...huge

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chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
22 May 2006 - 12:29 PM

Amazing tones..
Chris

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Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
22 May 2006 - 12:52 PM

Superb b&w Paul, well done

Mari Smile

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azzabc
azzabc  10185 forum posts United Kingdom
22 May 2006 - 2:07 PM

You've done it again! Superb.

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VintageRed
22 May 2006 - 2:39 PM

Like the perspective with the bridge seemingly arching over the ship. Congrats on the EC. Nick

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redstag e2 Member 8100 forum postsredstag vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2006 - 9:55 PM

Superb bw

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ewanrayment
23 May 2006 - 2:28 AM

Hi Paul

Such a strong image! Great to get some inspiration and general ideas for that lens - haven't had chance to try it out properly yet!

Stunning work.

Ewan

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paulstefan
23 May 2006 - 6:36 AM

Thanks again folks Smile
Paul..

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ann_g  10 United Kingdom
23 May 2006 - 7:17 AM

Make it 95..love it. Very dramatic, lots of movement.

Ann Smile

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ivana_kusman
23 May 2006 - 2:02 PM

great image!
congrats

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vivienne  10 United Kingdom
23 May 2006 - 10:16 PM

Excellent B&W. A well deserved EC. Great Image!

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AlanBW  8 England
23 May 2006 - 11:12 PM

Don't know how I missed this fantastic shot - many congrats on the well-deserved EC award

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sarah kruger
24 May 2006 - 1:11 PM

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!
Well done.
Sarah

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DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 2:50 AM

How on earth I missed this I will never know.

I've been staring at the large version for ruddy ages and am in total awe.

Great shot Paul.

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paulstefan
26 May 2006 - 5:54 AM

Cheers folks.
Hope it hasn't made your eyes go wierd, Dave Wink
Paul..

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darkog  8 Croatia
6 Jun 2006 - 9:04 PM

GReat shot
and ther is nothing left to say about this shot that did'nt said in previous comments.

Regards Darko

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izitgood  9
8 Jun 2006 - 1:28 AM

It's
No
Bad
Izzit.

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JoernP
JoernP  8
6 Aug 2006 - 7:52 PM

Paul,
almost every shot of yours is great.
I've been living in Newcastle a couple of mounth. So, feel touched by this one.
After viewing your fotos I have to consider a wide-angle Wink

Jörn

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rosie42  10 Australia
21 Aug 2006 - 6:09 AM

Well done on a terrific mono conversion ...

Susie :o)

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paulcr  91536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2006 - 12:47 PM

Stunning. Paul

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CollY  8
13 Nov 2006 - 11:48 AM

What can I say...mind blowing image...Fantastic work on all of your images.
Coll

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13 Nov 2006 - 3:45 PM

Excellent b/w image

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