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B&W or Color??
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Posted By: mr tibbs, 06-02-2015, 07:51 PM

I like the striking visual of the B&W, but I lose the water. Thoughts??

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06-02-2015, 08:42 PM   #2
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I think I prefer the color on this one because in the B&W it's hard to see what I'm looking at. The foreground works a to better in color I think. Did you play around with the color sliders in B&W though to see if you could improve the look of the water?
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The different cropping also makes a difference in the emotional fee--and (in this regard) I like the choices you made for the color and B&W versions.
They are both very evocative images, The more surreal (to me) feel of the B&W, and the grungy feel of the color. I would see how they print, and which speaks to you after living w/ them for a longer time. But viewing on the screen I prefer the B&W. I also think capturing the feel of water in the B&W would make it more real--which is not the feeling it should convey (to me).
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both fine compositions.... prefer the b+w rendition... has an otherworldly feel to it... dave m

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Color guy here.

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