black & white & color

I saw this old barn on the drive home from Florida this winter… in Kentucky I think.  The photos was taken from the vehicle out of the passenger side window.  The roof has seen better days…thought I’d try it in both color and black & white…do you have a preference?
old barn.drive home.2013
old barn.drive home.20b.w.13

these of course are more of the gnarly bent trees…
waterfront.trees.2013

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18 responses

  1. Beautiful, As always 🙂

    May 9, 2013 at 2:03 am

    • thank you andy, nice of you to say.

      May 9, 2013 at 2:09 am

      • Just saying the truth ^_^

        May 9, 2013 at 2:09 am

      • 🙂

        May 9, 2013 at 3:23 am

  2. B/W works well for old buildings, Sepia can be good too.. Nicely done 🙂

    May 9, 2013 at 2:18 am

    • thanks…I’ve not used Sepia much, in fact not sure if I’ve ever used it. 🙂

      May 9, 2013 at 3:25 am

      • I like it but usually desaturate it as it always seems a bit too much..

        May 9, 2013 at 4:51 am

      • I’ve often tried Sepia while processing photos to see how it looks but it never appeals to me…when I try it the outcome feels negative…rather than a positive enhancement… 🙂

        May 9, 2013 at 3:43 pm

      • Try it de-saturated, I find it looks nicer..

        May 9, 2013 at 8:58 pm

      • alright…will do…thanks for the tip!

        May 9, 2013 at 9:25 pm

      • The birds photo is a de-saturated sepia, I did both of those bits in Photoscape..

        May 9, 2013 at 9:32 pm

      • oh ok…well, I have Photoscape so I’ll give it a try then.

        May 9, 2013 at 10:15 pm

  3. The B&W are great I am not so sure about the colour one .Well done Heather.

    May 9, 2013 at 6:44 am

    • thanks Hanno…I agree…it is wonderful how we can take an “alright” color photo, convert it to B & W and it becomes great!

      May 9, 2013 at 3:50 pm

  4. Both of them are breathtaking, Heather. Love them 🙂

    May 9, 2013 at 10:48 am

    • nice of you to say! 🙂

      May 9, 2013 at 3:51 pm

  5. Great contrast!! I am chagrined that these posts have not been in my reader. I am traveling so it is impossible to catch all posts, but I also shouldn’t have missed all these posts. They are wonderful!!

    May 22, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    • lol…I’ve just gone through this with a couple of other bloggers…it seems that for some reason Word press is deleting some we follow and adding others we didn’t choose to follow??? Not sure why it has happened but we are dealing with computer programs after all they do sometimes get buggy. I’m sorry you had to take the time to go through these at once…but thank you for your kind thoughts Cindy.

      May 22, 2013 at 6:05 pm

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