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Monochrome Weather...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...take away the colour and the mood and tones are left, and of course the weather, I think it suits this image right down to the ground.

Tags: Scotland Highlands Lochan na hachlaise Rannoch moor Lochaber Landscape and travel

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 8:08AM
A rather brilliant example of monochromatic landscape photography, which for me holds the secrets to a great photographs.

Regards Nathan

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jaktis 14 84 Sweden
23 Jul 2012 8:18AM
Sometimes there is a monochrome feeling about the weather

MattB1987 6 458 England
23 Jul 2012 8:25AM
Very nice landscape I like how the mono highlights different layers in the image, looks great!
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 8:33AM
Monochrome weather - that's exactly what it is sometimes but this weather looks a bit more fair! Smile fabulous tones and textures Dougie.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 9:23AM
yes ... I also love the mono tones
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 9:30AM
Suits the image right up to the sky, too......
I remain convinced that monochrome takes us to the heart of the matter more quickly than colour.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 9:42AM
Interesting comparison. I've been back and looked at Summer weather alongside this, I do prefer the harmony of mono but the steely blue/grey cloud reflections in colour are so beautiful. I wonder how a tiny hint of blue toning would work in this?
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
23 Jul 2012 10:26AM
It's not so often that I prefer a mono version to the coloured, but I agree with you that for this image it works brilliantly, Dougie.
Nice to see you back......I was wondering.......
23 Jul 2012 11:50AM
I'm fine Ronnie and even better after your UA, very kind mate.

I was away at friends in Fairlie and had a great couple of days. Talked my head off as did they, you wouldn't believe the stories we all recalled.

Thanks again Ronnie. GrinGrinGrin
MalcolmM Plus
12 926 5 Scotland
23 Jul 2012 12:22PM
Lovely mono with great detail - superb sky again
Beautiful Dougie love your work.

And I yours Janene I wish you could get more comments to make you feel more wanted on site. GrinSadGrin
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
23 Jul 2012 2:31PM
Lovely mono Dougie and well processed. I particularly like that rasied tone on the Blackmount to give the image the layered effect.

saltireblue Plus
8 8.0k 33 Norway
23 Jul 2012 4:01PM
I like the effect created here by the b&w convertion, Dougie. The water appears almost to be two separate lakes divided by the change of light in the middle. The (apparent) lack of any added filter effect makes for a very natural look, which is definately a plus.

Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 4:49PM
Terrific shot Dougie !!!!......lovely quality, with a faultless Mono conversion....impressive !!
mondmagu 8 75 Ireland
23 Jul 2012 5:21PM
Cracking mono Dougie.

23 Jul 2012 6:13PM
I liked the colour version of this but agree that this mono version works very well.
MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
23 Jul 2012 7:14PM
This works well in mono Dougie, allows you to push the contrast a bit more

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 7:59PM
good shot Dougie, nice bit of light in those clouds
moiral 8 12 Scotland
23 Jul 2012 8:03PM
Dark and moody Dougie - like it very much.
A bit like my mood tonight Sad. Moira
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
23 Jul 2012 8:17PM
Mono magic Dougie, conveys the mood.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 9:16PM
Perfect brilliance!
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 9:52PM
Works very well in Mono Dougie.

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