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Between The Lines

BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Between The Lines
Between The Lines
f/9.0 1/640 ISO 100
Sigma 24-70mm at 70.0

MT 06/19/2013

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Canon EOS 7D Digit...
 
 
 
Stephen Shoff
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    That's a pretty cool photo, Susan.

It's good that the lineman is so identifiable. And it looks like you framed it at all the right places.


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6/13/2013 9:40:37 PM

 
Susan Williams
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Thank you, Stephen. This was taken while stopped at a traffic light.

Rita and Debbie - thanks for your comments on the sculputure image. I took it down so you may not have seen my response - put back here. I thought this one was a better image for Dale's challenge.


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6/14/2013 5:41:26 AM

 
Susan Williams
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Thank you, Stephen. This was taken while stopped at a traffic light.

Rita and Debbie - thanks for your comments on the sculputure image. I took it down so you may not have seen my response - put back here. I thought this one was a better image for Dale's challenge.


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6/14/2013 5:44:12 AM

 
Elaine Hessler
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Both are very nice, I think they are both very good for this month's challenge. I really like what you did with "Between the Lines". Did you use some filter or setting to get the black and white silhouette? You made something so ordinary look very interesting-nice job!


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6/14/2013 2:43:39 PM

 
Susan Williams
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Thanks, Elaine. The sky was completely grey and flat so I converted it to black and white and just played with the white and the black. I removed one line that merged with the lineman and created that extra space. Some said I should remove the crane part in the lower right, but that seemed to make the arm of the cherry picker too feeble and interrupted the balance with the poles on the left. I'm not sure. I'll look for the original and post it - you'll be surprised how crummy it is. :)


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6/14/2013 7:22:35 PM

 
Susan Williams
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Here is the original.


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6/14/2013 7:30:10 PM

 
Rita K. Connell
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WOW I really really like this shot especially in black and white. I agree with Stephen having the lineman so identifiable is a bonus. that was a great vision for thinking outside the box.


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6/15/2013 7:46:54 PM

 
Debbie E. Payne
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Susan - I could have sworn that I commented on black and white one but maybe you took it off the thread already. Great shot and very dynamic.


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6/16/2013 10:56:28 AM

 
Susan Williams
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Debbie, are you talking about the baseball sculpture? If so, you did comment (thank you), and I put it back in in the body of this thread.


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6/16/2013 11:34:58 AM

 
Debbie E. Payne
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Just thought I was going nuts! I will have to go see the black and white monkey I took a while back, turned it black and white and then did a threshold with it. Reminds me of yours.


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6/16/2013 1:24:55 PM

 
Kalena Randall
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Very interesting silhouette, Susan. It sure does fit Dale's challenge.


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6/16/2013 1:55:01 PM

 
Beth Spencer
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I really like the silhouette, converting Between the Lines to Black and white made a big difference and really improved the shot!


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6/16/2013 6:11:29 PM

 
Jeff E Jensen
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This is really great, Susan! The treatment works really well.


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6/16/2013 8:09:31 PM

 
Michael J. Kelly
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Great result on this. For those of you who have been around for a bit you may remember my comments on kodalith - this is exactly what a kodalith shot looks like. No gray just black and white.

Wonderful job reproducing this look (in wet darkroom days this took an enlargement onto kodalith film then a contact print again onto kodalith film then an enlargement to high contrast paper for the final print. I have tried to do this digitally in the past without the kind of success you managed to get here. With your example I may give it another try. Just wonderful!


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6/20/2013 12:39:12 PM

 
Rita K. Connell
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you are right Michael you made me re-look at it. its a so so image made into something very cool!


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6/21/2013 7:17:20 AM

 
Daniel Ruf
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Beautiful graphic capture.


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7/1/2013 6:05:56 AM

 
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