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Moon-willow
09-14-2009, 11:42 AM
Hubby & I took the kids to Misquamicut the day Hurricane Bill was off shore... took quite a few pics, but I loved this one the best.. unfortunately, my ISO was set @ 400 and I didn't use a flash to fill in the kids
Aperture:f/11.0 - Focal Length:18 mm - ISO Speed:400

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3509/3913347422_4874aa3217.jpg

I decided to play around with it and create a very dramatic black & white:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2537/3862486710_bf68011b18.jpg

I was given an opinion that is was overly done & should have just used the channel mixer to create a nice black & white. This was my result when I did:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2624/3917518945_18b2afd32d.jpg

On the 2nd one I also went back and removed some of the noise that was present:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3511/3913347500_8d15b5b2b9.jpg


I posted this because I respect everyone's opinions and am honestly in awe of other people's work that I do see here on this website..... so, comments/critiques? I do understand that art is in the eye of the beholder, so no worries!

thanks much ~ Ginger