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Friday, September 2, 2011

The Weekend in Black and White: Shadow Play


This is one of those shots that didn't work well at all in color because the lighting wasn't great for full color. However, I thought it was effective in black and white. I was standing on a bridge looking down at the water but the shadow makes the water look like ground, at least to me.
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For those of you who are celebrating Labor Day Weekend I hope it's a good vacation. I hope everyone has a great weekend. Click for the weekend in black and white.

17 comments:

Elisabeth said...

How different...unique perspective. I like it. Hope you have a great weekend.

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Excellent composition and choice for black and white.

Regards!

Dragonstar said...

I agree with you, and I like the way you range from very dark to very bright without losing detail.

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

It turned out to be a great composition in b&w with lines and light :)

Sivinden said...

A great shot in b&w - I had to study the picture and read your description to understand it.

Gillian Olson said...

This is a great photograph, what interesting shadows.

awarewriter said...

Yep, B&W works well for this photo. Nice detail and tonality.

Horsoon said...

This is a brillian shot! Turning it to mono is just perfect ;)

Sallie (FullTime-LIfe) said...

The black and white is great, but I also love the way the picture makes me feel as if I'm standing there looking down.

Indrani said...

It is a great photo, the way shadow runs diagonally across the shot, the birds, very well taken.

forgetmenot said...

Great shadow shot photo--excellent composition. Have a lovely weekend. Mickie :)

john said...

very interesting composition.

LauraX said...

love the contrasts in this photo...enjoy your weekend:-)

marianne Sa said...

what a great b/w-photo - I love the shadows.

Francisca said...

I can see that color would detract from the story, which is the lines, the shadow, the textures. And yes, I also see ground, not water.

Genie said...

What a cool composition....I really do like it. The monochrome medium is perfect for this one. Love seeing you in the image. Great capture. genie

Johnny Nutcase said...

I love the ducks :) Cool shadows, too!

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