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#1 Chimpy

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Posted 23 April 2016 - 01:36 PM

I went shopping today so whilst my wife was looking at clothes, I had a wander around this beautiful Victorian shopping arcade. It was quite busy so it was hard getting a shot without people in it.... It was shot in colour but I knew I would convert it into BW, a good tip for you beginners is that if you shoot in RAW you can shoot in BW and the file still retains the colour information.

 

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Posted 23 April 2016 - 03:14 PM

So much to appreciate in that one Chimpy,   those Victorians sure knew how to combine art and craft and you found a perfect angle to display it..



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Posted 23 April 2016 - 04:06 PM

Lovely photograph to just browse around in, lapping up all the detail.

The way you offset the arched roof in the photo is very satisfying.

The picture looks noiseless and B&W seems the perfect choice.

Great



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Posted 23 April 2016 - 06:46 PM

Nicely done!!

 

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Posted 23 April 2016 - 07:19 PM

Yea, the shadows are really cool, you must have had a very short window without people, great catch!
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Posted 23 April 2016 - 07:41 PM

Very cool Chimpy, great eye!



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Posted 23 April 2016 - 11:45 PM

Such a beautiful photograph. You captured the location well!



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Posted 24 April 2016 - 01:42 AM

Now that's how it's done! Cool as heck.

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Posted 24 April 2016 - 04:19 AM

Very cool shot, well done! 



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Posted 24 April 2016 - 07:06 AM

Thanks guys, it is like stepping back in time at this place. To get the perspective I was kneeling on the floor and I wanted to get the railings and shadows to draw your eye into the shot. I got some strange looks from the shopper's but I got my shot.

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Posted 24 April 2016 - 11:24 AM

I got some strange looks from the shopper's but I got my shot.

 

That's just part of the fun!



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Posted 25 April 2016 - 02:44 PM

Wow. I just saw this and what a great shot. It really works in B&W. I am a bit confused by the process. Are these bracketed images converted to B&W and then processed with HDR software?



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Posted 25 April 2016 - 03:38 PM

Thanks guys, John, it is a colour photo that has been processed in NIK software to create a suedo HDR.

 

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