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Dave (Isle of Skye)

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Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« on: February 11, 2011, 08:18:10 AM »

Hi all,

I took these a while ago, I like abstracts but I realise they are not to everyone's taste, what are your thoughts on these and this kind of imagery?

Photobloke
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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2011, 08:21:24 AM »

Good shooting, Bloke. That's seeing!

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2011, 08:33:17 AM »

These are great, I love this sort of minimalist/semi-abstract work.
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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2011, 09:44:55 AM »

That first picture (10.jpg). The one  I would love to have taken...

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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2011, 12:28:39 PM »

That first picture (10.jpg). The one  I would love to have taken...



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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2011, 12:34:29 PM »

Hi all,

I took these a while ago, I like abstracts but I realise they are not to everyone's taste, what are your thoughts on these and this kind of imagery?

Photobloke
They're very good. I like the minimalism and particularly the first shot.

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2011, 01:13:26 PM »

All three are very good. #2 is good enough to appear in a promotional brochure for the Guggenheim. Excellent work.
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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2011, 05:32:12 PM »

All very very nice images. The first one though is just sublime. Well done.

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2011, 12:33:22 AM »

Nicely done, but I'd like the first one better if the gray bar (ceiling?) at the top was removed.  I'm not talking about cutting it off, just making it a seamless white to the top of the frame.

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2011, 12:14:43 PM »

Hi all,

Thanks for the kind words, I've had these images languishing on my work PC for quite a while now and everyone who saw them, didn't seem to appreciate them, so I sort of gave up trying to do this kind of thing, but if you like them, then I feel inspired to try and do a few more.

Thanks again.

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2011, 02:54:39 PM »

I like them, and I think Mike's suggestion is a good one. Making the upper area match the lower one in tonality will strengthen it, IMHO.

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2011, 02:55:25 AM »

Another applause for the first one!
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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2011, 03:47:25 AM »

Another applause (even if it's a landscape sensu lato)!

In the same broad genre, you may be interested in Gianni Galassi's work : http://giannigalassi.typepad.com/ .
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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2011, 08:12:21 AM »

Another applause (even if it's a landscape sensu lato)!

In the same broad genre, you may be interested in Gianni Galassi's work : http://giannigalassi.typepad.com/ .

Thanks for the link and yes I do like his work and cannot wait to get out there and take some more for myself..

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2011, 10:50:45 AM »

 ;D

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2011, 01:56:36 PM »

Nice one, Russ.
But where are the people?   ;)

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2011, 02:02:52 PM »

Eric, In front of the radiator shooting a picture.

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #17 on: February 14, 2011, 03:06:25 PM »

Eric, In front of the radiator shooting a picture.
Touché.

Here's one of my tar pix.

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Re: Abstracts in Black and White (not a landscape)?
« Reply #18 on: February 14, 2011, 03:14:20 PM »

;D




Hot Damn! And the first thing I was looking for was the name of the car! (Loud crash of dropping penny.)

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« Reply #19 on: February 14, 2011, 03:15:26 PM »

Touché.

Here's one of my tar pix.

Eric



Come on, Eric, you got that off a Chinese lantern!

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