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Rand47

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Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« on: July 14, 2012, 09:40:56 PM »

Late afternoon reflected light, bouncing up from the roofing, caught my eye.





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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2012, 11:18:31 PM »

Lovely backlighting and wonderful rendering of tones.
Well conceived.

Regards

Tony Jay
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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2012, 01:38:24 AM »

This is totally off topic, but when I looked at the top image I saw the front grille of a car, complete with headlights and hood ornament.  Nicely done, BTW.

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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2012, 03:57:18 AM »

Lovely, particularly the second.

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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2012, 04:32:52 AM »

I like these. But I am confused. Is the sky also in shade? I would expect it to be much brighter. I guess you have darkened everything? Just wondering.

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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2012, 09:48:10 AM »

I like these. But I am confused. Is the sky also in shade? I would expect it to be much brighter. I guess you have darkened everything? Just wondering.

In working with conversions to monochrome such as these, I often will lower the luminance value of the "blue" skies as a matter of personal expression.  Here's another, less abstract application, example:



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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2012, 12:21:36 PM »

In working with conversions to monochrome such as these, I often will lower the luminance value of the "blue" skies as a matter of personal expression.

Interesting: thanks! Certainly brings out the subject.

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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2012, 08:28:00 PM »

The second is gorgeous, almost ghostly.  WELL done.
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Re: Church detail - Ajo, AZ
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2012, 11:52:01 PM »

I agree, making the blue sky darker while converting to BW adds a lot to the image.
Beautifully done, especially the second image.

Thanks for sharing.
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