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E.S. Crawford Mar 22, 2006 4:07 PM

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b&w sunset.



JunixRose Mar 22, 2006 4:09 PM

It seems to be a very powerful sunset, but I wonder at the choice to drop the color.

E.S. Crawford Mar 22, 2006 4:16 PM

looking for something different.

i live twenty feet from this shot, so sunsets are a given (if the weather cooperates!)

i want more dynamics, something to make you look twice.

so i shot about forty shots at different settings within about two minutes and

wasn't really happy with any of them, so i tries over saturation, high contrast, b&w.

will post more in this thread to get your opinions.


scot

LadyhawkVA Mar 22, 2006 4:18 PM

That's pretty cool. The clouds are awesome.

JunixRose Mar 22, 2006 5:06 PM

I do really like the lens flares. A sci fi type effect. If you want something different try selectively coloring the flares on top of a black and white sunset. I think that would be a work of art. Fit right in with the theme on this forum recently.

E.S. Crawford Mar 22, 2006 5:55 PM

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how's this?

In search of Syd Mar 22, 2006 6:07 PM

E.S. Crawford wrote:
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how's this?

It has made a great shot even better. Seems to give it more depth somehow. Also, the touch of colour just gives it that little something extra.

LadyhawkVA Mar 22, 2006 9:02 PM

The edited version is great. :cool: :cool: :cool:

It's amazing how 3-D the photo looks now. WOW :!: :!:



JunixRose Mar 22, 2006 9:37 PM

I think that is now an amazing shot. The one thing left that I might try and do is to crop it into a vertically framed shot removing the excess on the sides. Primarily on the left. Bring the flares and sunset more into the primary attention.

Aumma45 Mar 22, 2006 10:53 PM

I like the edited one too. Great work. Jaki


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