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WillieH 12 2 Scotland
29 Jan 2013 9:41AM
Lovely image, I prefer mono images the tones are superb as is the lighting very nice work, very well executed.

Kind Regards Willie

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NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
29 Jan 2013 9:56AM
This is nice, very nice the image a spooky feel...........GrinGrinGrinGrin
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 10:01AM
I had a good look at this before I read your narrative. Two things immediately came to mind - this one is about structure rather than atmosphere, and the structure acquires quite an Escher look. Plus, in yesterday's I wasn't really aware of the direct relationship between the figure and Darwin - here it is central.
I'm generally avoiding direct colour/mono comparisons.
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 11:25AM
I have not seen the colour version. This mono is excellent, without the guy in the shot the image would lose much of it soul.

rajasekar 9 2 India
29 Jan 2013 11:33AM
I like your narration and this is really picturesque in Mono. The lighting has worked out excellent and as you mentioned it clips the statue of Darwin. However can i see the unprocessed one? so eager to see how it looks in color with the lighting Smile

fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 11:45AM
Superb mono
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
29 Jan 2013 11:47AM
great use of natural light Grin
puertouk 6 1.1k 17 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 11:48AM
I love the tones in the image. You seem to have captured them all in this shot, as it brings you in and makes you want to stay and look around.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
29 Jan 2013 11:54AM
Fantastic detail. Looks as if it goes on forever.
Briwooly 12 452 5 England
29 Jan 2013 11:54AM
Yesterday's was good but this is something else superb mono image

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
29 Jan 2013 1:08PM
Wow! Amazing architecture and the sound in there must be something like you've never heard before. Superb image.......Sandy
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
29 Jan 2013 1:19PM
The play of light and shadow is more evident to me here - I too love a good mono and this one is what it's all about.

The interaction between the tourist and the statue is now evident - the strong colours of his clothing took center stage in the colour version, and was a definite distraction from the message to use that word. The framing using the center rail is excellent too.

I'm impressed with this conversion and how you've managed to maintain such detail in the dark areas.

LesF 11 182 9
29 Jan 2013 5:56PM
A different approach to this much photographed location Nick, which is always a good thing when you know it has been done loads of times before.
Seeing the colour yesterday edges it over the mono today for me, may be the colour included more detail, here the focus switches more with the light and the person.
Pity you didn't have an axesaw with you, without central hand rail, who knows what it would look like LOL.

Anyway it's good to be different

widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
29 Jan 2013 5:59PM
Nick i love this image B/W totally changes everything about the shot including any story or sub plots. Magnificent my man

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 7:08PM
Moody and dark and menacing superb!
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 8:02PM
Without the distraction of colour the atmosphere created by the light really 'sings' here Nick. As you have said and others observed the figure becomes far more important. Whereas the color version could be called Architecture with figures this is much more a portrait in a an architectural setting.
p12owe 5 101 2 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 9:20PM
This looks fantastic in mono... I would like to take a hammer and chisel to that central handrail though... do you think they would mind!!!!Smile
29 Jan 2013 9:59PM
It works very well in b-w
Richsr 11 91 223 England
30 Jan 2013 10:46AM
Well worked interaction here Nick
Regards Richard
oll1e Plus
11 57 2 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 8:21PM
This to me is amazing ,the light is so powerful and striking ,it is a real gem Wink

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