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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
16 Jul 2011 4:54PM
A great shot of this fisherman. Do like it in mono too..........Sandy

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 5:20PM
brilliant detail wonderful tones fred really suits mono a cracker nice one Wink
16 Jul 2011 5:29PM
Works well in mono Fred, a good shot.

Shellio 6 2 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 5:39PM
Great mono work, well done!
16 Jul 2011 6:01PM
Great capture!
CaroleS Plus
7 430 3 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 6:04PM
This shot works well as a mono. Carole
evelen 12 5 England
16 Jul 2011 6:11PM
great capture .works well in mono.
nikshot 8 9 1 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 6:29PM
Good placement of your subject Fred, by now you know it works well in mono.Smile

Regards Nick
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 6:43PM
Excellent shot, great composition and it really works well as a B&W.

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Jul 2011 6:43PM
Composition and lighting on this is excellent Fred, the shadow detail on the face is what is known as Rembrant lighting creating the triangle on the cheek, most photographers find this hard to achieve in studio conditions, you have done this with natural light my friend, be proud of your excellent capture!


User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 6:46PM
Excellent mono capture.

PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 6:49PM
Nice capture. I wonder for what type of fish and by what method he catches them? Paul
lobski 6 2 1 Philippines
16 Jul 2011 7:01PM

Quote:I wonder for what type of fish and by what method he catches them?

The fish is called Smooth-belly sardinella or Tabagak is what we call and make a salted sundried fish. They used a pump boat or "Bangka" a type of outrigger boat.
DanielD 7 1 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 8:53PM
Great capture - nice details and good tonality - it works very good in B&W

16 Jul 2011 10:15PM
Excellent image Fred, Great lighting, Love the B&W!!...Kathy
NeilWigan 7 16 16 England
17 Jul 2011 12:12AM
spot on shot and the mono brings out the definition,well done.
17 Jul 2011 12:56AM
Great shot Fred.

17 Jul 2011 3:21AM
Very nice mono image well captured.
Allen, Grin
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
17 Jul 2011 5:38AM
wonderful shot.. the lighting is great and works well in mono
17 Jul 2011 7:41AM
Great mono light and shadow is superb and fine detail

Graham GrinGrinGrin
love the light playing on the skin- great mono work sensitively captured
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
17 Jul 2011 12:54PM
looks great
Anna62 6 1 Australia
17 Jul 2011 1:07PM
This image works so well in mono. I really like the expression on his face Smile
cjl47 9 4 3 England
17 Jul 2011 2:23PM
Excellent work,
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
17 Jul 2011 2:24PM
Fantastic and great mono shot,very well done,
17 Jul 2011 3:27PM
works so well in mono
User_Removed 12 4 11 England
17 Jul 2011 4:37PM
Clever shot Fred. Do you know photophantom as he lives in the Phillipines & wondered if he may be near to where you live? Great helpful person to know on here. Sylv.
lobski 6 2 1 Philippines
17 Jul 2011 4:47PM

Quote:Do you know photophantom as he lives in the Philippines & wondered if he may be near to where you live?

Thanks Sylv. Just saw his portfolio and checked where he live. He's from Cavite and I'm from Bacolod City and we're distance apart. Need to ride a boat at about 24 hrs then ride a bus almost 2hrs.He's portfolio are amazingly awesome. Nice to know I have here a fellow Filipino on the site.

Fred Grin
17 Jul 2011 5:03PM
Love the simplicity of this scene Lobski, excellent conversion.
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 5:28PM
Nice one Fred, hope you were given some fish.
ginz04 13 281 20 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 5:29PM
good mono work, and compo well seen.

lobski 6 2 1 Philippines
17 Jul 2011 5:36PM
Thanks to all who voted and commented. Really appreciate it!

Quote:hope you were given some fish.

Thanks Brian. I wasn't given but I bought a salted sundried fish or "Uga" after taking a shots.

Fred Grin
Jat_Riski 9 89 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 6:27PM
Excellent mono.
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
17 Jul 2011 6:52PM
Not often I like people portraits in Black & White,
but this is super.
Very well done Fred.

17 Jul 2011 6:59PM
Excellent ,well composed b/w shot!!!!!!!!! Great job Smile
acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 7:14PM
A super mono capture.................Martin
17 Jul 2011 7:41PM
A great mono shot Fred.Well done..Lin
ItsMeJustG 6 1 3 England
18 Jul 2011 2:50AM
What a super image. I love the simplicity of it and the mono treatment. Very effective.

Many thanks for your welcoming support and comments on my pictures.
brilliant capture love the black and white
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 11:53AM
Love it! Great subject and superb use of light. It works beautifully in mono. IB
very interesting image fred,well captured.ray
Devon_Wild 6 8 1 England
18 Jul 2011 1:29PM
Super mono , good exposure .....Rob
Ridgeway 10 222 2 Ireland
19 Jul 2011 3:39PM
Well I'm late for this one Fred,a fantastic capture,brilliant portrait.

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Jul 2011 11:38PM
a powerful photo, my favourite in your gallery!
22 Jul 2011 10:46AM
Amazing shot Grin
Ayoob 6 Australia
22 Jul 2011 5:04PM
Excellent work Fred.Wink
b & w works great , good picture indeed

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