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By ade_mcfade      
Not really done too much with the camera this last week so relying on these shots of Whitby from Good Friday

I'll upload the original of this so you can see just how much crap there was on my sensor... and why I've been reluctant to edit these! Hate cloning out dust, such a waste of your life.

Anyway - this is one looking down the line of the groynes as opposed to a quirky

Amazingly this does not use either an BW 3.0ND or a Lee Big Stopper.

Tags: Whitby Black and white Groynes Sandsend Cliche Landscape and travel

Voters: Chant57, jeronius, Nick_w and 41 more

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jeronius 9 1 1 England
18 Apr 2010 6:11PM
Beautiful image.

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User_Removed 11 485 13 England
18 Apr 2010 6:22PM
quicker to clean that sensor then mate Wink top shot, more powerful as a mono i think

ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2010 6:27PM
Love the "strength" of the b&w version Ade
RobboB Plus
11 132 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2010 6:29PM
Nice mono Ade. What a difference between the original and the processed! Like the central framing of the groyne.
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
18 Apr 2010 6:37PM
it's a very clean sensor now, believe me!

I had no idea it was dirty... I think the wind on the day caused it
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
18 Apr 2010 6:52PM

Quote:Amazingly this does not use either an BW 3.0ND or a Lee Big Stopper

... only coz yer too tight to buy one Grin
Brewster 12 4 Scotland
18 Apr 2010 7:21PM
Nice conversion from the original, certainly adds impact.

Nick_w Plus
10 4.3k 99 England
18 Apr 2010 7:26PM
Bl**dy hell that is dirty, where you been keeping it, in the sock draw with the lens off ? You still missed 3 bunnies ?

Seriously on the original you have some serious vignetting you don't have a filter, polariser on the far filter slot do you?
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
18 Apr 2010 7:38PM
the 5d is a dust magnet Sad changing lenses is a nightmare! cracking mono.
ok went bunny hunting after nick's comment but can only find 2. i know i need to get out more Tongue
what filter did you have on?
nishad1994 8 264 Oman
18 Apr 2010 7:48PM
Wow !! Lovely capture and I love the mono conversion !!! Smile
Have a GEA on me !! Smile

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
18 Apr 2010 7:58PM
just the normal Lee filters set up Nick - 2 slots for square filters and the 105mm ring on the end, where I screw the polariser in.

I used to have a heliopan filter which didn''t vignette, but that got scratched when it fell off in a river once

If I've missed some bunnies, I didn't obviously know they were there!! Had I seen then I'd have cloned them out Tongue

Ta for the award Smile
18 Apr 2010 8:13PM
Well worth the effort in the post processing. Great shot
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
18 Apr 2010 8:19PM
lol - just spotted this...

Quote:... only coz yer too tight to buy one

I was looking for one about a year ago, never got round to it then everyone seemed to start buying them, so thought i'd give it a miss

I'll probably get one when they go out of fashion Wink

Just ordering a Tobacco Grad Smile
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
18 Apr 2010 10:46PM

Quote:Just ordering a Tobacco Grad

Nice ... can't wait to see the results Grin
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
19 Apr 2010 12:03PM

Quote:Love the "strength" of the b&w version Ade

hi Mike - not sure if "strength" is a reference to strength in Photomatix?

It's actually just one shot and I used a Silver EFX to create the mono - and upped the "structure" quite a bit.

you can get this look with photomatix though Smile Usually a bit more in yer face though
JackAllTog Plus
9 5.0k 58 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2010 3:05PM
Great conversion, and thanks for sharing the origional. If i'd not seen the origional i'd have never even thought of attempting a shot like this, now i will thanks.
I'm guessing the small aperture to get the deep DOF showed up the dust bunnies.
Cracking image and good timing with natural lighter break in the center distant clouds.
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
19 Apr 2010 3:07PM
yeah - it was F22 so everything showed up

Apart from the dust and a bit of lens correction, it really was a trivially easy conversion in Silver EFX - tremendous bit of kit
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2010 1:47PM
Really huge change.

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