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Old Nov 12, 2013, 1:04 AM   #1
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Default Photographers at low tide

Whenever there is a good sunset here in Huntington Beach, scores of photographers gather to capture the moment. Low tide is especially appealing as one can get the sunset's reflection. Here I shot a few fellow photographers as the light was fading. In post processing I thought it looked best in black and white. What do you think?
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Old Nov 12, 2013, 6:38 AM   #2
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Very nice capture Walter. I'd like to see the color version. I think the b&w makes it look cold and uninviting, which I am sure it was not.

Maybe I say that because it's 8*F outside and I have to go walk the dog now....
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I like the composition, but would like to see a color version as well.
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Old Nov 12, 2013, 10:33 PM   #4
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Here is the color version
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Colour one is nice . . . but my fav is the B&W.

For me . . . there is an abstraction with B&W . . . makes me see the shapes and forms . . .

I really like the dark bodies against the light BG. They are like a rhythm . . . like notes on a page of music.

Also . . . really love that reflection!!!

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B&W often gives a photo a timeless quality, which is why I like that treatment in this shot.
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With this particular shot the B&W works better IMO. The reason being the dull colors in the background. If the sunset was at its peak then color would be better.

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I like the B/W also and wish I was there.
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Yep you are right Walter. The black and white treatment is better for this shot.
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your taking them what are they taking
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