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cjogo

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Colour OR B&W
« on: January 31, 2013, 12:43:51 AM »

 A actual digital shot -- from a few years ago .. I used a EOS 20d because it offered a B&W parameter.. so the screen could be void of color ...
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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2013, 08:15:26 AM »

The B&W comes off better than the color version, but there's no there there.

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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2013, 09:16:28 AM »

The B&W version is more dramatic but the color version has nice soft colors. In the end, I'd choose the B&W by a very small margin.
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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2013, 11:10:37 AM »

I think the B&W holds slightly more appeal for me mainly because the water is more interesting swirling around the rocks
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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2013, 11:48:01 AM »

Was that taken from Carmel River Beach looking south towards Point Lobos?
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cjogo

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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2013, 02:39:39 PM »

A little further South -- thats Monastery Beach > looking to PT Lobos ..
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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2013, 02:44:21 PM »

I think you would need a schooner or some kind of sail boat near the horizon as a focal point to make this an acceptable image. To make the rocks a focal point you would need to have shot closer and low down.

I was taking a student out to shoot >> I really have not shot at this point for probably 10 years or more ...you know you pass it every few days & never see a fresh image  :)
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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2013, 02:57:57 PM »

A little further South -- thats Monastery Beach > looking to PT Lobos ..

Ah.  That's why it looks so much closer than it would from River Beach.
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cjogo

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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2013, 02:58:18 PM »

Was that taken from Carmel River Beach looking south towards Point Lobos?

Here's that famed PT Lobos
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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2013, 11:51:15 PM »

I think as composed it suffers from being a bit cliched. A very common, standard view seen many times. However, I noticed in the color image a orange spot. You might recompose the whole thing to make some use of that in a more "unusual" composition.
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Re: Colour OR B&W
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2013, 11:17:53 AM »

I think as composed it suffers from being a bit cliched. A very common, standard view seen many times. However, I noticed in the color image a orange spot. You might recompose the whole thing to make some use of that in a more "unusual" composition.
That's why I have not shot there in so many years ..way too common .   I rarely shoot color at all ...
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