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Railing Against The Light

By ChiliMan
First off, a big and belated THANK YOU to Pamela (pamelajean) for her wonderful User Award on the last Silly Sunday upload Ė the chilli bite one. Well chuffed with that Grin

Thoroughly appalled with myself, though, that I didnít mention this in my previous (little bug) upload. Bah Sad

Many thanks to all who commented and voted on the little bug, by the way Smile


Now thenÖhereís a simple shadow shot from a shopping mall.

What do you reckon? Colour or BW first?

I canít decide and Iím curious what your eyes feel.


Tags: Shadow Stairs Black and white Steps Humour and fun Saturday shadows

Voters: CarolG, Michaela_Solway, johnlw and 32 more

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
7 Sep 2013 4:15PM
Colour for me, Andrew, though I can't tell you why, I just like the contrast Smile Carol

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Not a simple shadow Andrew, an excellent one! Definitely mono for me & great title Wink
johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 4:28PM
Straght lines sweeping lines and angles works well with the shadows.SmileWink
Regards John.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
7 Sep 2013 4:47PM
I normally vote for colour but this is an exception !! I love V1 Andrew - a super shadowy image Smile
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
7 Sep 2013 5:10PM
I like the subtlety of the colour this time Andrew. Super composition.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
7 Sep 2013 5:13PM
Excellent addition to Saturday shadows Andrew.

Suzicoo 4 480 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 5:31PM
Colour, but only justTongue
7 Sep 2013 5:40PM
B&W great image, nice shadows and lighting.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 5:40PM
The mono for me today Andrew, very stylish.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 5:51PM
Super shadows and its mono for meSmile
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
7 Sep 2013 6:19PM
It's the kind of image which I reckon really works to perfection as a mono!

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
7 Sep 2013 6:33PM
Either/both images show what your very good eyes have found, superb shadows!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Sep 2013 6:54PM
All about the shapes and patterns.... got to be mono for me, Andrew.

I like the B&W. Great shot. Cathy
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 8:25PM
Such a great point of view, a little curve on the railings, against the straight lines of the steps, so well seen.
It's the colour version for me, not simply because I prefer images in colour, but because the eye goes directly to the strength of the run of deep strong shadows, and the colour is "in the background", subtle and unobtrusive, but it gives the image that little bit of a lift.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 9:45PM
Loved v1 straight away - and then I saw v2 - SmileSmileSmileSmile
Gets my User Award today
7 Sep 2013 10:07PM
Terrific shot. Mono version more dramatic in my opinion. Don
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 11:30PM
Well seen.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
8 Sep 2013 1:22AM
I think the shadows look stronger in the mono Andrew.
The colour distracts from them a bit I think !!
fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 3:47PM
superb shot , great light and lines Smile
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
8 Sep 2013 6:34PM
Superb mono Andrew - great pov and shadow.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
8 Sep 2013 10:29PM
Both versions work well Andrew but it is the mono that has more impact IMHO.

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