Stotts Garden_B&W  

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Uploaded: 09/04/13 4:01 AM GMT
Stotts Garden_B&W
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My current submission to the B&W fun challenge. I have only been to this lovely place once this year, it's a private residence that welcome visitors to their lovely property.This is one from last year, and the color version is in my gallery.

I appreciate your comments, thank you.

Tigs♥ =^..^=


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09/04/13 6:14 AM GMT
That looks a lovely place to visit!...Good one for Lyn
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"
09/04/13 8:32 AM GMT
Even in B/W this garden/park looks beautiful Sandi. The different shades of grey and black make the plants look lovely.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
09/04/13 8:40 AM GMT
Nice image and scene, so relaxing. Well done, Sandi and good luck.
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09/04/13 8:45 AM GMT
Lovely picture, very interesting B/W. Very nice job. Good luck.
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09/04/13 8:54 AM GMT
Unusually soft and nice to touch, oops .. I mean to view.
Will have to make some attempt at B/W myself one day...
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
09/04/13 9:18 AM GMT
Good entry for the challenge Sandi. Nice textures in the scene.
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Life's moments are sweet. I just want to capture all that I can of them.
09/04/13 9:27 AM GMT
A good entry..Like the fuzzy bits...R.
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“Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.”
09/04/13 11:30 AM GMT
Your edit has given it a surreal lookj Sandi - I like it !!

Another fine addition to the BWC
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
09/04/13 12:26 AM GMT
You've really brought out the different interesting textures with the B/W treatment.
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09/04/13 1:35 PM GMT
Super treatment really brings it to life, Tigz.
Perfect for the challenge.


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
09/04/13 2:26 PM GMT
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09/04/13 3:11 PM GMT
I like this it very artistic looking and mysterious too.It looks great in B&W and plus I like the soft focus too.
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09/04/13 3:28 PM GMT
I really like the editing on this Sandi - Lyn hit the nail on the head - a surreal look.
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
09/04/13 6:59 PM GMT
You've managed Too highlight some Nicely distinct details and Tones here... Fine work!!
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09/04/13 10:39 PM GMT
This is nice Sandi with a lot going on, tones, shadows, highlights … I think you did a real fine job on this. I might have tried to pull a little more out of the background shadowed area but on the other hand it may have distracted the eye from the flowers in the foreground.
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09/04/13 10:57 PM GMT
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09/04/13 11:39 PM GMT
Very nice. I think the B&W gives the picture a whole new meaning and story.
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09/05/13 2:35 PM GMT
Wow, what a magnificent entry for the challenge, love it
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Have a Beautiful Bright Day, Skates
09/05/13 8:14 PM GMT
Excellent for The Challenge Sandi as there is so much to look at. I like your use of light and contrast.
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"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people." W.C. Fields. So I bet you'll go over to see My Gallery.
09/14/13 12:31 AM GMT
A good view of the garden Sandi. The shadows could be lightened and the white balance shifted to introduce some light into the scene.
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Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. -- Philip K. Dick, Valis

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