On a hopefully more serious note, following the Border Plants, this is a shot of one of our local cygnets; shot with the F5, on Kodak Gold 100 35mm neg.
Another PS exercise, following the scan & clean-up.
Levels, Contrast, small areas of Burn & Doge, tweak the eye which had almost disappeared into the blackness of the 'mute' bill.
Finally convert to B&W; not, I hasten to add, to hide any flaws.
Simply because, following experimentation, I preferred it B&W
Tags: Black and white
Wildlife and nature