Pavement Ends

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by pawzitiv, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. pawzitiv

    pawzitiv Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 28, 2010
    Here are a couple of images from my "Pavement Ends" series ... both images taken with a GF1 and the 14/2.5 lens.


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  2. dpj

    dpj Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 20, 2011
    Love the water pump picture, absolutely love it. I have a thing for mechanical structures, so with the sky this for me is a great picture, well done. Darren ;) 
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  3. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    There is something compelling about good B&W photos. Really like these.
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  4. zpuskas

    zpuskas Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 25, 2011
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Very nice images...great perspective and contrast and subjects, thanks!
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  5. nueces snapper

    nueces snapper Mu-43 All-Pro

    Excellent. I am moved to wonder what the color image might look like. Do you have those files? Please share if you do. :2thumbs:
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  6. pawzitiv

    pawzitiv Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 28, 2010
    As requested, below are the color versions of both images. With these two color versions, I've attempted to replicate the same tonality and contrast found in the B&W images. You may find my color post-processing technique a bit heavy-handed.


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  7. nueces snapper

    nueces snapper Mu-43 All-Pro


    Guess I'm just a color freak. Excellent!:2thumbs:
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  8. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    They're really nice shots either way !
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  9. BarefootPilgrim

    BarefootPilgrim Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Dec 23, 2009
    Westchester, IL
    While I think the color versions look good (nothing wrong with the PP technique, imo), the monochrome versions are outstanding Especially the pump.

    Good work!
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  10. avidone

    avidone Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 24, 2011
    Rome, Italy
    like Bob said
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