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Old Apr 11, 2008, 12:01 PM   #1
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just an old stream running by the side of a churchconvertedfrom colour to B/W.
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Old Apr 13, 2008, 5:32 PM   #2
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Looks like an etching to me, my friend!! You might as well add the colour original : )

I would also try some photo filter for warmer tones here ..
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Old Apr 23, 2008, 6:28 PM   #3
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I strongly agree with bahadir, it looks like an etching. I would like to see the original color though. I think the images works in black and white but I wonder if it might have more depth if there were more shades of gray rather than the strong black and white it has. It seems quite harsh as is and streams seem very soft to me.
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Old Apr 24, 2008, 1:39 AM   #4
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Don't feel the conversion to B&W worked very well. Do like the composition of the shot.
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Old Apr 28, 2008, 2:53 PM   #5
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The image appears quite harsh on the eye, maybe the use of some filters or a little soft focus might be an idea. Also, I find the background too distracting, my eyes keep drifting up te image to work out all the complex patterns created by all the branches, but the stream itself would be a great image.

Try it in sepia tones, the wood might look a little less harsh, as sepia is a brownish/yellow tone, and it give the image an aged look that might just bring it to life.

I think the term I am looking for is, the image is sterile, it needs a little life in it.

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Old Apr 28, 2008, 3:02 PM   #6
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Hope you don't mind, I played the image a bit to show you what I mean.
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