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Which of these three do you prefer and why?
Lens: SMC Takumar 50mm f/1.4 Camera: K20D Photo Location: Burnaby, British Columbia ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/20s Aperture: F2 
Posted By: chmance, 06-12-2015, 09:48 AM

Am learning the art of deciding whether a subject makes more sense in colour or in black and white. Please help by giving me comments on which of these three you like best and why? Thanks so much.

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06-12-2015, 10:29 AM   #2
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The third one, because the contrast makes it interesting. The background on the first one is too bland, though the image overall is okay. The second one looks wrong somehow...

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The first one. I feel the image needs color.
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I prefer #3.

I might like #1 the best if it was adjusted a bit. Maybe brighten the green channel or adjust overall exposure?

#2 has an unnatural glow to it, especially on the upper edge of the leaf.

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I like #1 best.
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1 and then 3. Iike the colors on one, just the greens and browns. #3 I like to dark against the light background
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Thanks everyone for your comments. They were educational.

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