Lochan Mono...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...when I was taking this image it struck me that it would make a good monochrome conversion, so here it is.
A couple of weeks ago on Rannoch Moor. the day of the frost.

Tags: Landscape and travel

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Comments


jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 5:12PM
Hi Dougie...yes this works well in mono too. I like the way the clouds and reflected cloud take you to the tree.

Jeanie

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Cheers Jeanie,
23 Nov 2009 5:22PM
Beautiful Dougie - great image, that was a surprise to see a mono here - works really well must say !

Chris
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
23 Nov 2009 5:23PM
works here too, Dougie..........

Jouko
23 Nov 2009 5:30PM
Exceeding good and, for me, better in B&W...
David
danbrann Plus
11 620 17
23 Nov 2009 5:33PM
You were right again o wise man. It did make a good mono.
Angi_Wallace 8 172 10 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 5:34PM
Wonderful image, suits black and white, and the square crop.
Angi
User_Removed 14 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 5:37PM
Big skies are great when they hold this much detail and interest.
For me, this image ticks a lot of boxes.
Only one thing wrong with it..................


............... I didn't take it !!!

Really nice work Dougie.

Steinbeck.
ovi 12 11 1 Romania
23 Nov 2009 5:40PM
This works well as mono, Dougie; the tree became a symbol for that place which I had the pleasure (maybe honour, I would say Smile ) to photograph begining of this month.
Well done and presented it! A pleasure to nav. through your PF.

ovi (click)
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
23 Nov 2009 5:47PM
Love the sky and your composition Dougie - good conversion of a fine image.
Regards Richard.
Gary_Macleod 12 159 Scotland
23 Nov 2009 5:52PM
wonderful mono Dougie
Scutter Plus
8 1.7k 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 5:58PM
I had a similar thought on one of mine - except my thought happened after the shot was taken! (something to do with delayed brain activity on my part I think)
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
23 Nov 2009 6:08PM
looks good.lesley
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 6:17PM
Dougie this is stunning. All the lines lead back to that fabulous tree.
Moira
cdm36 12 391 7 England
23 Nov 2009 6:50PM
Mono works very nicely for this Dougie, well done Smile

Chris.
kilo363 6 3 Scotland
23 Nov 2009 6:59PM
it's great, very nice mono
MikeA 11 1.3k England
23 Nov 2009 7:14PM
Shows the sky and reflections well in mono Dougie.

MikeA.
Bodiewil 9 46 Wales
23 Nov 2009 7:18PM
Wow how stunning is that my friend. Amazing depth and tones
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
23 Nov 2009 7:32PM
Superior Mono Doug.Well done.
Tom.
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 7:47PM
Just as wonderful in black & white as in colour; maybe even more so. I reckon the clouds play a greater role.
Regards
Bill
Ian-Munro 8 200 15 Wales
23 Nov 2009 8:03PM
Looks really well Dougie. Nicely treated.

Ian
PhotoKaren 6 26 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 8:04PM
Photos like this remind me why I should go and visit Scotland.
Like how the foreground ground is dark and then the background fades out to a soft grey.
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
23 Nov 2009 8:25PM
It is a great mono Dougie, well captured and processed.

Darren.
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 8:48PM
Super composition Dougie. That sky is wonderful.
Derek
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 8:50PM
This is a gem Dougie ,def worth the conversion .It makes the reflection in the water and cloud so much more part of the image .
1st class Smile
Ganto 10 769 2 Ireland
23 Nov 2009 9:05PM
Yeah, works well in mono too... possibly better.
23 Nov 2009 9:49PM
superb image
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
23 Nov 2009 10:08PM
Excellent mono Dougie. Ron.
RobD 9 25 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 10:22PM
The balance of land to that terrific sky is inspired - great shot
Rob
IanFlindt 11 740 21 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2009 10:34PM
This is fabulous, Dougie. The B&W treatment accentuates that exceptional cloud formation and helps to highlight that lonely but resolute tree. The tree itself and its reflection pin the whole composition together. A masterful image.
Dotrob 10 Wales
23 Nov 2009 11:41PM
Looks good in mono Dougie, fabulous sky
Dot
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
24 Nov 2009 5:36AM
The mono enhances the silhouette

Peter
phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
24 Nov 2009 7:01AM
Different take on your favourite spot.
Guy
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
24 Nov 2009 8:26AM
Striking stuff and excellent composition.
Phil_Restan 10 280 9 Scotland
24 Nov 2009 9:29AM
Just been comparing the two images and still can't decide which is best. It certainly makes a great mono.
I think I will have to go with both excellent in their own right and wouldn't want to separate them.

Regds
Phil
thewaiter Plus
14 1.2k 9 England
24 Nov 2009 12:28PM
beautifully delicate and well balanced image,
Codiac 9 333 3 Northern Ireland
24 Nov 2009 1:21PM
I agree it makes an excellent mono image, great conversion and composition Dougie.

Gary
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
24 Nov 2009 4:42PM
Great mono conversion and composition. Well done.

Pavol
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
24 Nov 2009 5:00PM
Absolutely superb image - lovely composition and lighting.
Ronnie.
Cheers Ronnie, had a great response with this one.
Dougie
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
25 Nov 2009 2:02PM
Even the thumbnail stands out. Superb work. Paul
musashi 6 4 Brazil
2 Dec 2009 11:24AM
Amazing b&w, great compo, light [well equalized in foreground and background as well], dof & subtle contrast too! The in-diagonal clouds made the difference, mate...

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