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synaesthesia 14 389 England
20 Sep 2006 9:14PM
Great shot but seems a little flat and maybe a bit too dark. Have you done much PS work on this?

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Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
20 Sep 2006 9:15PM
Very well done.This is superb.
mattmatic 14 598
20 Sep 2006 9:19PM
I like this, but something is niggling me... might be the darker patch at the bottom middle.
KathyW 14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
20 Sep 2006 9:20PM
Oh, I like this!
Excellent conversion, I'd like to see it in colour too.
The sky does look a touch dark, and a bit fuzzy on the horizon, but I'm only being really picky because I'm jealous as I didn't take it!
Nice one
Sus 13 3.2k 9 England
20 Sep 2006 9:27PM
Gorgeous. Now, how did you get such strong contrast while keeping all that texture and detail? I really like this effect on landscape monochromes.
ericfaragh Plus
14 149 4 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2006 9:28PM
Great treatment and subject.
Djemde 14 1 Tuvalu
20 Sep 2006 9:40PM
Great shot, superb, did you add lettering to the sign?
C_Daniels 13 399 10 England
20 Sep 2006 9:50PM
Excellent comp - wonderful treatment!
John_Horner 12 12 2 England
20 Sep 2006 9:59PM
A ver, very fine b&w rendition. Top drawer.
NevP 12 853 13 Canada
21 Sep 2006 12:14AM
This is an absolute blinder!!!!!!!!!!!
POOCHIE 12 21 6 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2006 4:22AM
Best B&W I have seen for ages, stunning you must be so pleased.

21 Sep 2006 6:29AM
Thanks everyone for all your comments and observations (and the mod too), yes some PS work and I don't know why but I'm loving dark at the moment so that might explain it. Jem no, lettering was already on the sign but thinking about your comment I could have added something of my own perhaps Wink). Thanks Pete for the HC too. K.
DaveU 12 1.4k 125 England
21 Sep 2006 6:57AM
Yes, but it's a nice cow in a nice field. Almost passed this by as the thumbnail is a bit flat and grey, but glad I did'nt.

Wonderful detail in the large version, and I quite like the dark feel to the image.
johnjohn01 16 58 England
21 Sep 2006 7:07AM
Excellent B&W K. Superb work
vaughar 13 242 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2006 7:53AM
Love the shot - dark and moody works for me too, especially with all the texture in this shot. The dark patch in the foreground is slightly off-putting though, looks like maybe its a shadow from you? Great shot though.
debster 14 693 3 England
21 Sep 2006 8:25AM
What a great shot K - I love the way you've caught the cow glancing back. Very nice conversion too.

Tandberg 15 1.2k 2 England
21 Sep 2006 8:26AM
lovely mono!

Dark n moody and i can see you have done a fair bit of work on this, but it has paid off..
Well done on the Hc
paulcr 13 1.5k 9 Ireland
21 Sep 2006 9:22AM
Wow, the quality of the tones is just superb. Fantastic treatment, any tips on the method? Awesome. Paul
conrad 13 10.9k 116
21 Sep 2006 10:40AM
I seem to remember you recently saying that you weren't very good at landscapes and other outdoor photography. You were obviously wrong!

JouŠo 14 56 Finland
21 Sep 2006 12:35PM
the best mono I´ve seen for days..........

Maddie 13 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2006 3:03PM
well done K
kinfatric 13 550 9 Scotland
21 Sep 2006 5:12PM
very good indeed K
owp 13 168
21 Sep 2006 7:38PM
. . . entrancing use of the B & W treatment! . . . and a great composition . . . Pete clearly thinks so as well LOL Smile . . . well done!

nigelsharman 15 30 England
22 Sep 2006 1:40AM
Quality!..just has that wow factor, well done.

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
22 Sep 2006 6:08AM
Have to say this K, this is quite the stunner, now why can't I do this with some of the deer I've recently been shooting....LOL
Inspirational work mate!

Also like to congratulate you on your inclusion in the book! Again inspiration stuff mate, well done!

22 Sep 2006 7:42AM
"Does my bum look big in this?"

-sorry, couldn't resist!

This is a brilliant picture, i love the way it has turned out, the contrast, the dark brooding sky, excellent!!

BillS 12 27 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2006 9:44AM
Superb ! Bill
22 Sep 2006 11:19AM
Normally I would say congrats for the HC, but in this case I'm actually disappointed it didn't get an EC, as it's absolutely top of the bill
TommyStr 12 9 3 Norway
22 Sep 2006 1:36PM
Fantasticly supergood. Agree with Koen
old timer 14 55 1 Scotland
23 Sep 2006 8:44PM
First class work, K!

PS - I agree with Koen
skydivemike 13 47 Northern Ireland
24 Sep 2006 5:52PM

sugarbird 14 223 South Africa
25 Sep 2006 1:25PM
One thing about you K, you are always trying something different, not quite as bizarre as me but probably with better results LOL..this is great, I am trying so hard to get landscapes right but my eye just doesn't see them, love this hairy cow and your pictures look superb in the book..congrats on all your EC's too, I have just become quiet..but always here..
26 Sep 2006 6:33AM
Thank you all so much for all your kind comments about this, and about THE book Ade and Jill. I still struggle with some aspects but I love it so I perservere. K.
U4eA 13 475 England
26 Sep 2006 2:27PM
Love it..

Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
27 Sep 2006 7:15PM
Wow superb black and white K, sorry I missed this one before

Mari Smile
ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2006 7:26PM
i love this, it's so beautifully toned and the textures are marvellous,
User_Removed 13 132
30 Sep 2006 1:44PM
superb image
canongirl08 12 18 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2006 4:27PM
Stunning capture
Lovely work
Tonyd3 Plus
13 1.1k 18 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2006 5:59PM
nice work K and Black & White too!!!
proberts 14 218 4 Wales
9 Oct 2006 6:59PM
How the hell did i miss this one.Must have been slepping ;0)
Excellent moody shot,with fabulous tones.Wish i could do B&W`s like this.
davidbailie 14 457 7 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2006 4:40PM
Dark Shmark ....... Looks classy to me

MarkT 13 119 2 England
19 Apr 2007 1:28PM
Like the darkness to this shot - excellent work.


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