converted and not…

I’ve recently converted a number of color photos to black & white…when the shot works I find it very appealing.
lake.nippissingb.w.2013

below is from the same beach as the duck family the other day…there were 4 different families in the area, the one on the shore I’ve already posted, this one family…the other two sets were too far away to take photo…moma.babies.3.2013

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10 responses

  1. I think that B/W enhances photos like these, maybe too much of the same colour makes the colour detract from the image..

    June 26, 2013 at 1:17 am

    • I agree with you… I do find the photo has to have a great deal of shadow & light play for b & w to work though…

      June 26, 2013 at 1:33 am

      • You should have a try with Lightbox Free, (http://www.sagelighteditor.com/downloadfree.html)
        It is a lot easier to use in this respect than photoscape to get the shadow and detail to show.. The hidden photo is HDR but then enhanced vfurther in Lightbox..

        June 26, 2013 at 1:42 am

      • some how I missed this comment? I’ve heard of Lightbox but never checked it out. Will do, thanks for the suggestion!

        June 29, 2013 at 1:35 pm

      • It is good 🙂

        June 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm

  2. I like both of you Images right as they are ,beautyful.

    June 26, 2013 at 2:20 am

  3. The black and white is GORGEOUS! So is the other too though~

    June 26, 2013 at 4:28 am

    • nice of you to say Cindy…I’m enjoying experimenting with b & w…not all photos work, but it is interesting regardless!

      June 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm

  4. I really like the second photo. The ducks create a clearly defined subject and balances well with the background landscape.

    June 27, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    • thank you for taking the time to comment Mark, it helps me understand why it works!

      June 27, 2013 at 10:27 pm

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