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Thank you to all of you for the great comments on my sunset yesterday, especially to the sunset/landscape fundi's whose words have encoiuraged me to continue with this genre of photography. A special thanks to Peter (ddolfelin) for his UA.
I decided to turn one of these sunset images into a mono...
Have a nice day, for me its lots of walking as my car broke down on Sunday and still waiting for it to be repaired at great cost (the cost of a good lens)Grin

I have uploaded the colour version as a few members wanted to see it

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:10-20mm f/3.5 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 May 2014 - 5:58 PM
Focal Length:11.5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/20.0
Shutter Speed:0.8sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Cloudy
Title:Silver sunset
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:6 May 2014 - 5:49 AM
Tags:Black & white, Landscape / travel, Seascape
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Votes:83
Voters:phillG · CarolG · Sladjana71 · Andysnapper · ugly · fazzer · leontari · JohnoP · dven · WhiteRose1 · DilysT · SUE118 · ddolfelin · andylea · RobertTurley · Badgerfred · Len1950 · Nigeve1 · Bzox · Skeet1Away · DicksPics · NaturesHaven · EMJAYCEE · Fred263 · Nikonuser1 · Jenny-D · RysiekJan · Richsr · jennialexander · HowieR · morpheus1955 · Irishkate · georgiepoolie · SteveMoulding · gwynn56 · Alan_Baseley · rontear · marshfam19 · marktc · gss · williamsloan · Maiwand · Mollycat · SlowSong · Drighlynne · digital_boi · helenlinda · sparrowhawk · stuart1963 · 781969 · TyChee · ChristineD · NDODS · scrimmy · TrevBatWCC · lifesnapper · GeorgePlatis · Philip_H · lblythe · barbarahirst · saltireblue · myrab · mistere · ali63 · tomcat · kathrynlouise · jaktis · Fefe · Stephen_B · 213hardy · Tish1 · Holmewood · cheesey · handlerstudio · ChiliMan · BIGRY1 · kuvailija · ubaruch · jovanovic · Franko59 · Glostopcat · slan57 · Trevhas ·
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 6:10 AM

This works so well in mono, Colleen, excellent conversion. I do hope your car is up and running for you again soon. Carol

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Andysnapper
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6 May 2014 - 6:35 AM

Works for me, lovely shot.

Andy

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leontari
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6 May 2014 - 7:06 AM

Works very well in mono, Colleen. More dramatic sky!!
Effrossini

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JohnoP
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6 May 2014 - 7:10 AM

Beautiful mono Colleen! Smile John

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WhiteRose1
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6 May 2014 - 7:17 AM

A study in shape and light, Colleen, a very effective version.

Dave

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DilysT
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6 May 2014 - 7:23 AM

Wow.... Very dramatic!

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 7:25 AM

A superb capture and what a difference in mono. Smile

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ddolfelin
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6 May 2014 - 7:29 AM

A different slant on this lovely picture.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21164 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 7:54 AM

Good, but my preference is with the colour image yesterday.
Nigel

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 8:08 AM

Works well in mono, Colleen!
Hope you're car's fixed soon!

Richard

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 8:22 AM

Yes it works very well but think I prefer a sunset to have colour.
Joan

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Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
6 May 2014 - 8:25 AM

Dramatic mono seascape, Colleen. Excellent.

Fred

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 8:30 AM

Great mono seascape Colleen, well convertedSmile

Cliff

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Jenny-D
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6 May 2014 - 8:43 AM

Works well Colleen, very dramatic image.

Jenny Smile

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 8:54 AM

Good choice of mono here Collleen
R.

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HowieR
HowieR  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 8:58 AM

Restrained but dramatic- really works well as a mono
Howie

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 9:25 AM

Much as we all love colour in sunsets, that's pretty amazing mono image - and let's not forget where photography started
and who doesn't love Ansel Adams? Stunning Colleen.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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gwynn56
gwynn56  382 forum posts England
6 May 2014 - 9:43 AM

nice conversion , sorry to hear about the car breaking down on you

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marshfam19
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6 May 2014 - 10:22 AM

Love the effect of this image.

Mary Grin

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 485 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 10:27 AM

Right up my street, dark and moody with some glorious light!

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williamsloan
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6 May 2014 - 11:31 AM

Superb

Billy

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Maiwand
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6 May 2014 - 11:41 AM

Top class Colleen. Spot on.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Make sure of your priorities Colleen-- ditch the car and buy a new lens-- more fun.!!!!!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Mollycat
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6 May 2014 - 11:50 AM

Looks very impressive in mono Colleen, works very well.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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Drighlynne
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6 May 2014 - 12:20 PM

Good, but I prefer the colour one. Blimey, sorry to hear about your car, must be serious, question is are you taking it to Aus or are you leaving it.
Lynne

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helenlinda
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6 May 2014 - 12:28 PM

What a wonderful sense of distance Colleen SmileSmile
Helen

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stuart1963
6 May 2014 - 12:43 PM

Excellent image Colleen Smile

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781969
781969  1 India
6 May 2014 - 1:38 PM

Colleen no doubt you capture sunset very well.

Vikram.

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TyChee
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6 May 2014 - 1:57 PM

Beautiful mono work!
Ty

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 3:40 PM

Wonderfully dramatic and so very appealing Colleen

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
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6 May 2014 - 5:14 PM

Looks good in mono too, Colleen, and looking more dramatic with those mono tones Smile
Trev Smile

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lifesnapper
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6 May 2014 - 5:30 PM

Tons of atmosphere and mood Colleen, great stuff.

John Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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6 May 2014 - 5:30 PM

Cracking image also in b & w, Colleen!
George

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 - 5:57 PM

Dramatic landscape capture, and all the more so for being in b/w.

P.

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mistere
mistere Plus Member 2mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 6:42 PM

Nice conversion Colleen, think i perefer the more colourful one but this is still a cracking image.

Dave.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 7:16 PM

Beautiful mono image Colleen, it must have been a day for cars to go wrong the turbo went on our car pretty scary as it engulfed the whole car in black smoke had to get out quick most importantly we & the camera gear got out to safety, I do hope you can sort your car, I think ours has died SadSad

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jaktis
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6 May 2014 - 7:56 PM

Powerful drama

Peter

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 8:08 PM

Yeah ditch the car Colleen......especially as Mr Colleen doesnt stop for you to take picciesTongueWink
Great capture!
Diane

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Holmewood
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6 May 2014 - 10:11 PM

That is so dramatic Colleen. Such a shame about your car. Hope it isn't terminal! Cathy

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handlerstudio
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7 May 2014 - 1:15 AM

This is kind of a different image from you, Colleen, and it is beautiful. Really dramatic. B&W is perfect.

How is your move coming along?

Peter

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 10:54 AM

Very dramatic in mono, Colleen, but I still prefer the colour version for this sunset Smile And yeah, you should DEFinitely do more sunsets/landscapes.

Andrew

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7 May 2014 - 3:39 PM

Both versions work for me but I am edging towards the colour versionGrin
Ryan

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8 May 2014 - 8:34 AM

Bith are beautiful; the B/W more dramatic !

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Franko59
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8 May 2014 - 10:14 PM

This works well ,, Great Stuff!

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11 May 2014 - 6:31 PM

The mono adds real drama and atmosphere

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slan57
slan57  1 United States
14 May 2014 - 3:32 AM

love both the color & bw versions...beautiful

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