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Golden Jubilee Bridge

By nickhawk  
Hi, I posted a similar photo to this a long time ago when I was still working with film and I know I got a positive responce ( I look this last year on my digital camera and have been trying to work out what's wrong with it. I have recently cropped it and added some grain (which I think helps with B&W photos - they look so flat otherwise). I would be interested to know whether you think this works and whether you think it is better or worse than the original posted. Thanks for looking.
38mm, F/5.6, 1.6sec ISO 400

Tags: General Black and white Landscape and travel

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sable 9 9 7 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2009 10:59AM
Sorry missed the original but I have just had a look using the link above - I much prefer this version is beautiful I especially like how the light is captured on this version - Elizabeth

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Phinickphotos 9 39 1 Scotland
6 Mar 2009 11:04AM
Hi Nick.
The Blacks in this image are not as black as the Blacks in your original - compare the Black of your border with the darkest tone in this image, they are grey.
The building with the curved roof is much brighter & more prominent than in the original ,breaking up the form of the bridge.
About to try digital B&W but I have been told that it is difficult to get that "film" look.
Regards ,
whiteswan01 10 13 England
6 Mar 2009 11:14AM
its a superb shot
GazzaG2003 15 355 England
6 Mar 2009 11:16AM
fantastic mono, great tones and detail
nickhawk 11 23 3 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2009 11:20AM
Thanks for the comments - I must agree with you Geo, I think it would help if the blacks were darker. I think digital has a greater range of different shades compared to film, and digital it is great for portraying details, I am not sure that it gives the same impact and can look flat.
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
6 Mar 2009 12:46PM
Very strong B&W. Lots to look at here and the contrast is good.
saxy 9 Slovenia
6 Mar 2009 6:05PM
Lovely picture.
OMG 9 51 2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2009 11:55PM
A great mono as far as I am concerned.
Rgds Derek

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