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28 Jan 2011 3:43AM
Yes, yes, yes and yes! What a great mono image!!!
I'm in contemplation, beautiful tones and superb composition.

regards

Dito

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28 Jan 2011 6:16AM
Krystal, I see you are back to your abstract artistic stuff. Great mono with a huge range. Like Dito above I say yes yes yes.
Jamm
andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 8:16AM
love the light and shadows krystal brilliant detail too a cracking capture nice one Wink
andy
Alvar 12 23 2 France
28 Jan 2011 1:37PM
Yes Krystal Great use of mono.
Alvar
28 Jan 2011 4:32PM
Great mono shot. Delicious.
Regards, Oleg.
VivienO 9 1 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 6:36PM
This is a beautiful shot Krystal. Very artistic and well composted. I Love the reflections and mono works perfectly, especially with the dark area at the top of the image and softer tones at the bottom.
Vivien
28 Jan 2011 6:46PM
Beautiful image, Krystal. You have some very difficult contrast material to work around, here, in dealing with a combination of subjects that should not work together at all. The progression in tonal range -- from the bottom left, to the top right -- is handled perfectly. The blown highlights, at the very lower of the right side only function to enhance the quality of light gradations that gradually radiate throughout the remainder of the image. If that area had been darker, it would only have resulted in altering the entire "character" of the rest of the image. The "mechanical," fixed lines of the oval bowl perfectly offset the very gracious, and "powerful," subtly integrated and muted, curved "anarchy" of the hydrangeas. Black and white is perfect for this image, Krystal. A very "warm" image, beautifully rendered.

Dylan
28 Jan 2011 10:43PM
Thanks everyone for your positive comments and kind remarks.
Thank you Dylan for the detailed description /analysis of this work. It always inspires me to do better. I gave you a "constructive critique point" but it seems to have disappeard. I hope the moderators will agree, and give you the critic point you richly deserve. I love your descriptive language, your eloquence and your knowledge of photography to advise what works and how it works. That to me is invaluable and worth a critique point. Best wishes, Krystal
LexEquine 13 1 19 United States
28 Jan 2011 11:33PM
Interesting & lovely monochrome image rendering with nice light, tonality, & composition, Krystal. Nice work.
Ciao...Peter
leman 8 5 United States
29 Jan 2011 2:00AM
Very nice monochrome - shows off the gradients of greys to black in a soft compostition. Beautiful.
Leman
29 Jan 2011 7:16AM
It works great indeed as mono version, superb lighting on your gorgeous blooms Krystal!
wish you a happy weekend,
Gabriel
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2011 3:40PM
I think it's a lovely image. Very delicate, and I like the shadows...
jabe 9 10 4 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2011 6:43PM
Grin good angle lighting and shade,in mono they look like sweet peas,the mono also works well on the lines of the pot,beautiful photographWink
Peagreen 9 1 1 England
29 Jan 2011 10:50PM
A lovely image, Krystal, that works beautifully in monochrome.Love the light and shadows. Brilliant details and composition. A beautiful capture. Enjoy your weekend.
Take care....Pauline
Frase 11 Scotland
30 Jan 2011 8:47PM
Great mono shot .
Don
30 Jan 2011 10:34PM
wonderful mono shot Krystal, love the tonal shades from left to right, very nice.
John.

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