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Gravestone happy or sad?

I was trying out my new old e-400 with 9-18mm today in the bright sunshine.

Here's a bold OOC Jpeg


but here's a desaturated from RAW that I like better as its less 'happy', considering the subject.

Please ignore the sky posterisation.
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Re: Gravestone happy or sad?

The desaturation is more sympathetic to the subject matter. It may also suit B&W.
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Re: Gravestone happy or sad?

Yes, a B+W conversion biased towards the red channel (like fitting a deep red filter). That should turn that blue sky all moody

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Re: Gravestone happy or sad?

Hi there everyone!

Pete - you've just given me a great idea of where to take my IR camera next!

Ulfric - I agree that a red filtered black and white conversion should look stunning.

Cheers,

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Re: Gravestone happy or sad?

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(like fitting a deep red filter)
I gone done it.
"Strong Red" filter in PhotoNinja
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Re: Gravestone happy or sad?

I really like all versions, but have a marginal preference for the textures and colours of the lichens on the colour shots.

I find the tree behind a bit distracting, though. Any chance of going back and getting lower, to completely isolate the gravestone ?
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Re: Gravestone happy or sad?

Nice shot I like the mono and the desaturated versions.
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Alf you can take the same picture ... a few miles out of town for you ... guess where?
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