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17 Nov 2009 8:34PM
GREAT image !


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TRUEX 10 218 10
17 Nov 2009 9:05PM
Interesting headlines.........
oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2009 9:11PM
Thats a super conversion Michael ,did you use channel mixer ?.I need to do some mono work but i am struggling Smile
Thanks for looking - Ollie, I only have Photoshop Elements so don't have the channel mixer. This was converted directly from the raw file using Digital Photo Professional and a bit if fiddling about. You could try a search for the Russell Brown tonal conversion technique - it works well. If you can't find anything that explains it properly drop me a line and I'll try!

17 Nov 2009 10:04PM
Wonderful capture Michael, excellent detail. A possible shot for posterity.
qosmio 9 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2009 10:15PM
Superb candid image. Great questioning look on the guy buying a newspaper.
mdiniz 13 2 Brazil
17 Nov 2009 10:45PM
Sezz 13 617 15 England
17 Nov 2009 11:30PM
Michael - this is a superb piece of street photography, perfectly converted to mono, really like the tones and contrasts! I think you could loose that tiny little dark strip on the right hand side, but that's just a thought - excellent work Smile

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Sezz 13 617 15 England
18 Nov 2009 12:55PM
EC - well deserved, my congrats Smile

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LesF 11 182 9
18 Nov 2009 1:41PM
Superb shot of life this and it makes you think, congrats on the EC

martinl 14 269 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2009 1:59PM
Well deserved EC Michael.
Well what a nice surprise! My first Editors Choice - quite pleased with myself now.

Thanks for that and all the other comments and votes.

Alan_Coles 12 178 11 Wales
18 Nov 2009 5:35PM
The image is a bit of well thought out photo journalism and executed to a mono image excellently....deserved and congratulations to you.
Wooly 12 112 4 England
18 Nov 2009 10:01PM

oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2009 10:10PM
Oh i am so pleased that you got this award Michael ,its a super image
bout time i say Smile
ps thanks for the info ...will let you know how i struggle on Smile
martin.w 15 506 22 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2009 11:02PM
Mucho congrats Michael, superb work. Quite a different subject for you too, but something you should do more of Smile

I actually know the guy with the walking stick, not by name..... but he is quite a character Wink
Thanks Martin and everyone else for your encouragement - really appreciated.

Hazel 11 1 United States
19 Nov 2009 2:06AM
One day soon that may happen. Great shot, great idea & lovely tones.
Geraint 11 715 34 Wales
19 Nov 2009 8:56AM
Wonderful photography. The headlines and the expressions, along with a superb b&w conversion really make this special. Congratulations.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
19 Nov 2009 12:12PM
Outstanding image and idea!
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Nov 2009 8:05PM
Quality B&W conversion.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
20 Nov 2009 7:20PM
Such a fabulous B/W image. Love it........Sandy
paulstefan 13 509 1 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2009 11:38AM
svatos 10 Czech Republic
28 Dec 2009 11:22AM
great shot
AnnieKisster 8 6 1 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2010 4:00PM
I love the contrasts in this image, a beautiful shot.
nishad1994 8 264 Oman
10 Mar 2010 3:22PM
Amazing capture !! Smile

11 Mar 2010 9:24PM
great image!
User_Removed 14 16 1 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2010 9:32PM
whast a excellent street piece, the mono shines beautifully

Bonico 8 Romania
19 Oct 2010 9:14PM
Great shot in b&w!
Tainia 6 Australia
18 Oct 2011 12:31PM
Outstanding photo journalism Michael!

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