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Old July 6th, 2011, 08:52 AM
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Old July 6th, 2011, 09:25 AM
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Asher my friend, are you teasing me about B&W?
Thanks for looking.

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Actually, Stuart, I'm not. Looking at an image n greyscale is a good exercise as one can see the shapes and texture without the color. Your picture with the diagonal chain over the rock holds it own in B&W. It doesn't mean that's how it should be. Rather it's a comment on the structure of the image and how it might be effecting us. I'm getting O.T., but I look at B&W because then there are extra ways of printing, including platinum and carbon transfer. It's another way of spreading the enjoyment of your work.

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Old July 6th, 2011, 12:32 PM
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Hi Asher,

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Actually, Stuart, I'm not. Looking at an image n greyscale is a good exercise as one can see the shapes and texture without the color. Your picture with the diagonal chain over the rock holds it own in B&W. It doesn't mean that's how it should be. Rather it's a comment on the structure of the image and how it might be effecting us. I'm getting O.T., but I look at B&W because then there are extra ways of printing, including platinum and carbon transfer. It's another way of spreading the enjoyment of your work.
Of course you're not :-) It's just that by now you should realise my dislike of B&W for most images. I quite understand what you're saying.

I won't do it myself, but if anyone wants to try a B&W conversion please feel free............

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Stuart

BTW, why do we say B&W when it's really greyscale?
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Old July 6th, 2011, 12:52 PM
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Mark, I love it, honestly... to me it's kind of perfect... simple, neat...
Cem, I prefer the second one, the composition is brilliant.


Here one I nearly forgot (you already seen it maybe)



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thanks for the comment, and reminding me of your image above.

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Old July 6th, 2011, 01:07 PM
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Ruben Alfu : Fort San Lorenzo


The picture works as does the rusty canon, most likely. Once you load it with the explosive charge and the canon ball, it will clean itself! But they'd better clear away the trees first so they know what they are hitting!

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Old July 6th, 2011, 04:00 PM
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The picture works as does the rusty canon, most likely. Once you load it with the explosive charge and the canon ball, it will clean itself! But they'd better clear away the trees first so they know what they are hitting!

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LOL, yes from this angle the canon seems to be of little use, actually that side has a little bay that was bigger in the 1600's.
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Old December 3rd, 2011, 03:02 PM
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Michael this fits in so well with Sandrine's choices put together,




in this one, there is no stone, sorry


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Thanks, but how would you describe the material on which the bust is mounted?

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Old December 3rd, 2011, 04:50 PM
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Thanks, but how would you describe the material on which the bust is mounted?

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The remark does not belong to that picture! Not my words anyway! See post ##25, LOL. sorry for the mixup that occurs as several images have broken links.

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Old December 4th, 2011, 08:50 AM
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This one almost didn't qualify, yet ...


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Bart, just perfectly georgous in every single way. An example of perfect use of colour, shape, shadow and simplicity within a composition.

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nice ideas on this thread - thought I would add one





it.ear.on - M Hampton


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Love the surreal nature of this on Mark!
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Old December 4th, 2011, 08:51 AM
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Here is one I shot today, didn't fit with what I had in mind but does fit perfectly for this theme!

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Old December 24th, 2011, 02:35 AM
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Beautiful archway with a nice touch of rust introduction, Ben. I can imagine walking through the scene to see where the path goes, pausing a moment to examine the grill, and then pausing again to tap the street cover with a toe to see what sort of sound it makes.
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Old July 29th, 2012, 01:11 PM
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A very simple one:




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Old July 29th, 2012, 03:12 PM
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Here is one I shot today, didn't fit with what I had in mind but does fit perfectly for this theme!



Ben,

I missed this where posted, but the discovery now is appreciated! Yes, this shows that art does not always speak for itself as lucidly as some assert it must always do. Under the banner of Rust and Stone, this works for me!

It also reminds me to catch up on my correspondence with my friends!

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Old July 29th, 2012, 03:17 PM
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A very simple one:




Michael,

This "crossroad" piece is an interesting gesture on the stone. I can see others might have used HDR or filters to exaggerate or bizarrely exploit the textures and markings in the stone. You left it simple.

Kudos!

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Old July 30th, 2012, 01:09 PM
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... I can see others might have used HDR or filters to exaggerate or bizarrely exploit the textures and markings in the stone. You left it simple. ...
Thanks Asher. Everything I wanted to see was already there, so why should I change it? Simplicity is probably the most difficult discipline in the age of digital post-processing.

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Old December 24th, 2012, 03:48 AM
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Puts a little color in life. no?

Almost unsharpened. cron 28 asph.


Copied from Fahim's original thread on "Color". ADK.

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Old January 4th, 2013, 10:56 AM
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Here are some of mine














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Old March 1st, 2013, 06:55 PM
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Default Rusty Bridge

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Old March 1st, 2013, 08:48 PM
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Here are some of mine






I missed this!

Zeeshan, this deserves more notice. There's humor and enjoyment galore here!

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Old March 1st, 2013, 09:08 PM
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Tony,

Glad to see this work. Why the angle?

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Old March 2nd, 2013, 05:05 AM
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Thanks for viewing and commenting on this one, Asher. I was trying to see what I could do with my new P&S (Canon S95.) I was trying to guide the viewer's eyes away from the edge, but to where? I have not figured that out yet... Does the angle not work for you?
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 07:38 AM
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Old August 5th, 2018, 11:51 AM
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Bump!

In honor of Stuart Rae

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Rust and stone

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Old August 6th, 2018, 09:26 AM
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Rust and stone

Fabulous! It belongs in the “Doors &Gates” collection too!

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