Couple of B&Ws

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  1. ShutterBug4_4

    ShutterBug4_4 TPF Noob!

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    Just went through a bunch of my photos. Here's a couple of b&w shots I found.


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    Too dark?

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    Last one's a little pixely, I still gotta figure out how to fix that :?

    Comments/Suggestions?
     
  2. mentos_007

    mentos_007 The Freshmaker!

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    So let's start:
    Picture 1: I would like to see it in color :) I think plants are this kind of stuff that shuld be colored :) But the focus and effect with drops is ok.

    Picture 2: Very nice, and here, it is really good that it is in B&W :)

    Picture 3: Just love it :) great composition
     
  3. Lyanna

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    I absolutely adore the last one! Brilliant that it is in black and white, gives a sense of mystery to it :)
     
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    Love number three. Did you just desaturate these in photoshop?

    If so add some contrast to mimic "real" black and white film. The first looks particularly flat.
     
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    I really like the third one. nice photos!
     
  6. hobbes28

    hobbes28 Incredible Supporting Member

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    I like the second one the best. It makes the building look ancient. Gives it a kinda creepy horror movie look.

    They are all still good.
     
  7. ShutterBug4_4

    ShutterBug4_4 TPF Noob!

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    Thanks for all the replies!

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    Yes I did! I agree, the first one was flat....so here we go!

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    Thanks for the helpful advice, I think that it looks much better, and I will try it with the others as well!!
     
  8. mentos_007

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    hmm Thx for the colors... but now I'm sure that b&w is much better :) good work :)
     
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    I like what you did with the revision - that pretty much addressed my comments for the first one - the others I enjoyed just as they are. Nice.
     
  10. Digital Matt

    Digital Matt alter ego: Analog Matt

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    Great photos and not too dark at all. The only thing I would say is don't be stingy with the unsharp mask! :p

    I think B&W photos benefit especially from it, and even bordering on over-sharpening.
     
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    I already liked your first picture but the revised version is just about perfect. It really stands out for me.
     
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    Nice revision!
     

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