Backdrop

By woolybill1
A wooden screen erected in central Brussels to hide demolition work.

18mm, 1/80th sec. @ f8, ISO 200.

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Black and white

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Comments


morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 8:46AM
Good morning Bill, this is great, superb tones and textures, it works really well in B&W, cracking image.

Hugh

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Tamar 7 England
29 Sep 2009 8:48AM
i agree, its an amazing image Smile i really like this!
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 68 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 8:58AM
I should have said before - this is the first in a series of three Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
29 Sep 2009 8:59AM
A good spot Bill,fine study of texture and toning.
Tom.
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 9:01AM
Great image Bill, like a mosaic! This works well in B&W, but I am wondering what a coloured version would be like.
Carol
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
29 Sep 2009 9:07AM
A very fine well observed composition but I do wonder if it really works better in mono than it does in colour.

Albert
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 68 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 9:18AM
Colour version now added, with slight differences due to my having to re-process the original file 'by eye', as it were Smile
riprap007 12 1.6k 37 England
29 Sep 2009 9:24AM
like the colour version... a bit of burning in would lift the mono
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 9:29AM
Oh yes! I like the coloured version, as the colours are not too bright, nice and muted. Thanks for doing that Bill!
Carol
29 Sep 2009 9:38AM
Colour version for me today
Fab. shot
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
29 Sep 2009 9:50AM
Thanks for taking up my suggestion Bill. IMO the addition of colour adds some vibrancy to the image which is an improvement.

Albert
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
29 Sep 2009 9:56AM
I prefer v2

Peter
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 10:03AM
I love V2 also.

Tel*
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
29 Sep 2009 11:13AM
Mono version for me Bill, like the tones and textures in these.
Regards Richard.
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 11:38AM
Bits peeling in all directions.,...lovely! Nice shapes and tones. Well spotted and composed.
Barbara
29 Sep 2009 12:13PM
I love the dilapidation and texture here.
Mikelane 9 1 Wales
29 Sep 2009 12:20PM
Excellent bill ,works well in mono too
Mike
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
29 Sep 2009 12:30PM
Well seen and taken. I think I will go with the mono version.
Ty
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Sep 2009 12:49PM
On the fence with this one Bill.Unlike me,I can't decide which one I prefer !! Just super tones in the mono,which is the cause of my ''indecision''.Unless it is just an ''old age thing'' !!
Two good ones.
Mick.
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
29 Sep 2009 12:56PM
love this.....esp the mono version!!!

have my UA Bill


ollie Smile
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
29 Sep 2009 1:14PM
Like the color--- an interesting form of grafitti!
Jennnn
The mono is more graphic which suits the subject and the colour is peely wally anyway so I'm for mono.
As soon a s a blank wall like this appears it's amagnet for illegal flyposters. They used to crack down on them in Glasgow, but I think the flyposters won.

Dougie
29 Sep 2009 4:44PM
Aha, I wondered where Bill Posters had gone! V2 for me,such soft colours....B
m3lem 10 England
29 Sep 2009 4:46PM
Super captures. do like v1 the best
Andrea
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2009 5:38PM
The mono version seems to have more presence, clout even. Mind, I'd love to climb over . . .
29 Sep 2009 6:16PM
Like the title Bill, like it very much Smile

John Smile
Roly 9 Wales
29 Sep 2009 9:17PM
Brilliant.This shot was made for mono methinks.
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
29 Sep 2009 9:45PM
Wonderful image, v1 for me, well spotted and presented
Neeka 7 16 Wales
29 Sep 2009 11:14PM
Love this Bill.
~Necia~
imagio 10 12 1 England
30 Sep 2009 9:16AM
Excellent Bill

Bernie
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
3 Oct 2009 1:13PM
Two excellent images Bill, the mono version for me this time
3 Oct 2009 11:31PM
Prefer the original, as the colours are subdued and add to the all over impression,
Johanna
HPalin 8 30 Finland
4 Oct 2009 12:40PM
I'm missing the point!
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 68 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2009 9:06PM

Quote:I'm missing the point!

So it would appear.

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