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A Stab in the Dark (B&W vs. Color)
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Posted By: Sailor, 08-21-2011, 11:17 AM

This morning I noticed the "point" of an amaryllis "blade" selectively illuminated by the sun in what otherwise was a shady spot at that time of day. I used spot metering to isolate it from the background. I intended from the beginning that the shot would be B&W, but decided to post a color version, as well.

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08-21-2011, 11:48 AM   #2
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I really like the b/w, especially with that background. That's a great pinpoint shot Jer. You do have an eye for spotting the unusual. Bob
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Nice shots Jer.The green shot does it for me.---capn zap
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It's the BW for me too! It has a really eerie sharp look to it.

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I cant decide but both are great only to clone out the stain in both I generally like them both TFS

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keen eye and creative capture jer..... shadow and light play is always great subject matter to shoot... dave m
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Well spotted ny friend I am for BW as well when I initially looked at it, I thought it was a knife blade.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bob Harris Quote
I really like the b/w, especially with that background. That's a great pinpoint shot Jer. You do have an eye for spotting the unusual. Bob
Thanks much for the kind words, Bob.

Jer

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Nice shots Jer.The green shot does it for me.---capn zap
I appreciate it Capn. I think I prefer the B&W (what I had in mind in the first place), but I'm not entirely sure.

Jer

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It's the BW for me too! It has a really eerie sharp look to it.

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Thanks alot, Pat.

Jer

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I cant decide but both are great only to clone out the stain in both I generally like them both TFS

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I appreciate it, Ivan. Yeah, that stain (or whatever it is) is a bit distracting. I didn't notice it when I shot the pic - otherwise I would have wiped it off first .

Jer

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keen eye and creative capture jer..... shadow and light play is always great subject matter to shoot... dave m
Kind words, my friend. I appreciate it. I love to shoot stuff like this and as soon as the atmospheric fever breaks, I'll be ranging out looking for more.

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Well spotted ny friend I am for BW as well when I initially looked at it, I thought it was a knife blade.
Hey thanks, Dave. I'm glad you liked it.

Jer
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