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What would you do?
Posted By: bluespearbone, 02-21-2008, 04:57 PM

Trying to keep this one for its slant on the French lifestyle.
Thought the colour shot may look too modern to capture ambiance, so had a quick dabble with a B&W conversion.
Which do you prefer and how would you improve it?

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02-21-2008, 05:05 PM   #2
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I do prefer the B&W. I would try and get a bit more contrast, but might be difficult without blowing the many highlights. When you convert to B&W do you use 'channel mixer' if so then you could play around with the RGB sliders to gain more contrast.
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Thanks for the input Tom.
Here's my attempt at the contrast. Finding it tricky not to lose detail in this one, though it does age the photo positively.
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Yes that makes it look alot bolder. I was wondering, by adjusting the contrast, if you would lose detail in the womens clothes and open door but it seems ok. Nice shot

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I also like the B&W best. I would crop it from the right to get rid of the fellow without a face!
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I'll have to be the lone voice of dissent and say I like the color one best. If you're looking for an antique look, unfortunately the dress of the people in the photo make that impossible.
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