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pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2011 9:34PM
Lovely composition Jasmine, the twisting path and shadows look good, nice mono shot.. Peter
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
27 Apr 2011 9:34PM
Beautiful and well composed image Like, the light/shadow in this one and works very well in mono,
saeid
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2011 9:39PM
Delicious shadows, b&w is about forms and light and shadows are so important.
I agree with Malc's comment, re straightening and re the grass. Re the former - if your software allows, try skewing the bottom right corner out a bit as an alternative to rotating.
Moira
xwang 7 55 8
27 Apr 2011 10:18PM
Thank you very much Malc.
I noticed the church tower was leaning, It looked a bit strange when I was there. I went their website:
http://www.peakdistrictinformation.com/visits/wirksch.php
I wasn't sure about the tower, so I straightened the image according to the wall...
Thank you very much, Moira. I'll try it again..
Thank you all.
Jasmine
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2011 10:28PM
Great composition Jasmine. paul
27 Apr 2011 11:29PM
A lovely shot Jasmine practice makes perfect and you are doing really well..Lin
Dg 5 1
28 Apr 2011 12:04AM
I agree about the straightening, and that made me think that the whole 'verticality' problem seems to be caused by lens distortion; I tend to believe this can be exploited even further; the curves are already winding and all in all I really love the way everything gets confusing with the tower leaning towards the right and the wall towards the left Smile for my taste, it would work even better if they were leaning even further apart. So from this point of view, I ended up loving the distortion.
However, I wonder if the contrast isn't a bit too high. (High contrast works great for b/w shots but it's so difficult to master properly...Sad)
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2011 12:18AM
great comp jasmine wonderful light and shadows superdetail a cracking mono nice one Wink
andy
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
28 Apr 2011 12:56AM
Jasmine, I really love this composition - the curves with the tower and the railing giving the verticals. Really an interesting photo - you have such a good eye.
Christina
28 Apr 2011 7:58AM
A super composition with an excellent pov, well done Jasmine.

Len
Ray42 8 3 England
28 Apr 2011 8:09AM
Agree with all the comments above - a great comp and good conversion Jasmine - a great shot
acousticmist 6 10 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2011 9:42AM
An excellent mono..............Martin
nonur Plus
7 17 9 Turkey
28 Apr 2011 9:50AM

Quote:An excellent mono..............Martin
+1.
28 Apr 2011 3:34PM
works so well in mono
davey_griffo 7 213 165 England
30 Apr 2011 7:25PM
I think that the exposure/contrast problem has been caused by the quite obviously, blazing sunny day you had, & the shot was probably taken during the middle part of the day. I'd try just easing back the contrast a little. That may bring back some of the detail in the lighter areas too.

Otherwise, a super conversion.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
30 Apr 2011 8:16PM
A superbly composed scene, such excellent light and shadows. The conversion to monochrome was a great idea
2 May 2011 2:47PM
An excellent composition and a good mono conversion. Needs straightening but that has bee mentioned. A
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
3 May 2011 7:20AM
A lovely B&W image, Xwang! Nicely converted!


Cheers

Phil

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