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Coniston On The Dark Side.

By LynneJoyce  
Thank you guys, I am blown away at the responses to my portraits of the new love in my life, young Ansel. I daren't tell him how many user awards his photos got for fear of him becoming conceited!

Being confined to barracks with Ansel has given me time to do some serious photo editing and experimentation. With this post I have gone over to THE DARK SIDE with a series on monotone and duotone conversions of photographs taken during my brief stay in Coniston. Very uncharacteristic of me I know. Why? I haven't a clue other that that the misty conditions meant that colours were pretty murky anyway so I just took it one step further. Whatever, it just seemed to be a good idea.

I have presented them in the order that they were taken, each with a B&W version and a duotone version hence the even number of images. Will The Photo Mafia ever forgive me for that I wonder? Colour versions will appear in another post no doubt.

I leave the judgements to you.

Tags: Lake district Black and white Duotones Coniston Landscape and travel Departure The dark side

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dark_lord Plus
17 2.9k 785 England
9 Oct 2017 9:11PM
I really like V7.
DeSilver Plus
14 14 12 England
9 Oct 2017 9:17PM
All 18 images are wonderful. They remind me of a age sometime past.

9 Oct 2017 9:21PM
Wonderful collection
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.8k 158 England
9 Oct 2017 10:00PM
Love that bath tub in v6/7..... GrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
9 Oct 2017 10:00PM
All are very good Lynne. I do love the b&w when the smoke from the boat is in the scene. And some I prefer the duotone. But...really...I like them all, very much.
Drighlynne 10 131 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2017 10:04PM
Super collection, I must admit each time I have been there it's been misty or raining, I suppose that's why they have so many lakes though silly me.
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
9 Oct 2017 11:06PM
The mono conversions are perfect Lynne....a great collection of your trip
10 Oct 2017 12:01AM
Outstanding set of lovely images, Beautifully captured, Lynne.
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
10 Oct 2017 12:51AM
Sometimes it is good to be coupled up-- after you get used to the idea creative juices can begin to flow--Here, it is very interesting to see how you have used the various mono options--- Some are fantastic and very inspiring--

(do I need to get a dog?? No, a rainy day will do!)
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
10 Oct 2017 5:46AM
Thanks for showing us these results of your experimentation, Lynne.
Having another dog seems a very good thing!!!
sawsengee 15 6 40 Malaysia
10 Oct 2017 5:52AM
amazing the lead image. Smile
10 Oct 2017 6:19AM
Wonderful set of landscapes and boats well done Lynne.
10 Oct 2017 7:56AM
V6 my favourite of this inspiring set Lynne. Great subject matter, very well photographed and processed.

Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2017 9:05AM
a lovely selection Lynne,
looks so beautiful there
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2017 9:56AM
A fine set of images which demonstrates how even the greyest day can be fruitful for photography. Having been in Coniston on a horrid wet, grey day I can fully appreciate these. I do love V7. Lovely reflections of the steamer too.
Kate Grin
xwang 12 56 8
10 Oct 2017 10:17AM
Well done you! It was not easy to get some interesting shots there, as I remembered.. Love V6&7.
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
10 Oct 2017 12:56PM
That's a wonderful old steamboat SmileSmile A great set, the toning suiting the subjects and scenes very well - think I go for V12 & V13 as my faves, showing the boat close up Smile
Trev Smile
Fefe Plus
10 57 37 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2017 1:56PM
Ha...I have the very same shot as V16/V17 GrinGrin
Great set Lynne
10 Oct 2017 7:44PM
Superb set of images, Lynne.
Perfectly crafted & presented.
12 Oct 2017 9:13AM
Great set love the boats. Well done Lynne.
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2017 3:16PM
You turned the murky conditions to your advantage, an excellent set. I haven't done duotone for sometime, you have inspired me to try again.Smile
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2017 10:37PM
Magnificent set with some great boatabilia as well Lynne,
Great photography... Isabel GrinGrin

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