New Jersey State House

© Michelle Alton

New Jersey State House

Michelle Alton level-classic 9/1/2008 4:20:40 AM

Here's the original raw image, converted to jpg and resized only. #989990

Renata Gusciora level-classic 9/1/2008 4:23:27 AM

Beautiful b&w image,Michelle!Wow,great work! #6394210

Hendrik Storme 9/1/2008 4:36:37 AM

Great work indeed! Love that touch of color in this gorgeous image Michelle!!! #6394252

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 9/1/2008 4:36:43 AM

Yeah, the B&W looks great! Nice work! #6394253

Deb Koskovich 9/1/2008 4:43:13 AM

Very skillful conversion to b&w, Michelle -- well done. #6394272

Doug Pignet level-classic 9/1/2008 4:47:49 AM

Nice B&W Michelle,Doug #6394283

Lynne Morris level-classic 9/1/2008 4:49:03 AM

Your ps work is outstanding Michelle, what a fantastic image! #6394289

Manuel Barrera 9/1/2008 5:12:44 AM

The trees makes it so hard to get the perfect layer effect, excellent work, Michelle. #6394359

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/1/2008 5:14:23 AM

WoW, this is really outstanding, Michelle, Great monotone and work!


Dominick #6394365

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 9/1/2008 5:15:13 AM

Fantastic - This works so well in B&W!! Jeff #6394368

James W. Betts level-classic 9/1/2008 5:20:21 AM

Very nice Michelle!!, like the B&W.

James #6394391

Paul E. Earl level-classic 9/1/2008 5:26:07 AM

So beautiful. I love it in black and white! #6394408

Joy Rector level-classic 9/1/2008 5:39:35 AM

great job, love this shot #6394464

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 9/1/2008 6:19:27 AM

Looks great with the clouds Michelle, nice tones. I grew up in Nj and never have been to Trenton! #6394621

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 9/1/2008 6:51:52 AM

The addition of the clouds is perfect, MIchelle. Absolutely beautiful ... and fabulous work. #6394832

Derek D. Dafoe 9/1/2008 7:20:01 AM

Nice work Michelle!! The final version is terrific!! #6394986

Alan L. Borror level-classic 9/1/2008 8:39:54 AM

WOW!!! What a great B&W image, Michelle! This is great and a favorite. #6395377

Mike Clime 9/1/2008 8:56:07 AM

Excellent conversion, Michelle! Love the lighting and the great clouds. #6395450

Daniella Puente level-classic 9/1/2008 10:40:57 AM

Michelle you did a fantastic work with the sky and the BW convertion this is EXCELLENT!!! #6395990

Bill Knaps 9/1/2008 11:52:45 AM

A most beautiful B & W capture Michelle. Wow....It has a silver glow to it. Great work too. Bill #6396288

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 9/1/2008 12:28:11 PM

Fantastic image & BW convertion Michelle! Wonderful..... #6396466

Brett Dolsen 9/1/2008 12:47:23 PM

Wonderfull conversion, composition, framing,editing and great sky addition Michelle!!Brett #6396545

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/1/2008 1:21:58 PM

Great work, Michelle. Much more impressive after the treatment. #6396661

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/1/2008 5:56:19 PM

Phenomenal clarity, tones, detail, lighting, pov, reflections, mood & comp here,Michelle!!! INCREDIBLE work!!! #6397570

Pat Gamwell 9/1/2008 6:52:51 PM

You transferred this into a work of art, Michelle! Exceptionally well done! WTG! #6397704

Kevin P. Kreischer 9/1/2008 6:55:11 PM

Great job Michelle, very nice! #6397707

William C. Raco level-classic 9/1/2008 7:28:43 PM

I love the work you did on this, Michelle
It has much more character and interest
Excellent #6397809

Christian Rosito level-classic 9/1/2008 9:04:55 PM

The way you treat your images is outstanding, gorgeous result again. Very nice Michelle! #6398082

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/2/2008 12:11:52 AM

this is gorgeous Michelle... tones are amazing! #6398433

Kristy A. Keene level-classic 9/2/2008 1:49:02 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!!! #6398822

Avril Young level-classic 9/2/2008 1:55:52 AM

Stunning, love the black and white one...excellent tones,reflection,light and composition.. #6398840

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/2/2008 2:37:04 AM

Superb editing Michelle!!! The sky certainly adds to the mood of this wonderful b&w!! #6398991

Joseph N. DiGilio level-classic 9/2/2008 5:41:21 PM

This is outrageous, Michelle. I love the tones, light, detail and that sky is perfect for this image. Outstanding work. #6402772

Evy Johansen level-classic 9/2/2008 11:13:40 PM

Very beautiful image, Michelle! #6403694

Cindy Bendush level-classic 9/4/2008 9:42:43 PM

You've really worked your magic on this image Michelle! Fabulous!!! #6412992

William F. Clair level-classic 9/9/2008 6:36:34 PM

Wow!!!! #6435072

William C. Raco level-classic 9/10/2008 3:10:12 AM

Congratulations on having this featured in the DD Newsletter, Michelle!
#6436229

Deb Koskovich 9/10/2008 3:14:24 AM

Congrats on your feature, Michelle! #6436249

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/10/2008 4:32:41 AM

Congrats on your featured article Michelle!! Well done! #6436500

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 9/10/2008 5:26:29 AM

Such an amazing transformation!
Great work, Michelle!
~Lisa #6436731

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 9/10/2008 5:27:41 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your EFP, Michelle! 8o) #6436742

Michelle Alton level-classic 9/10/2008 6:09:19 AM

Thanks everyone, for your very encouraging words! I'm so tickled.

Michelle #6436928

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/10/2008 8:34:25 AM

Really nice job, Michelle, and congratulations on your feature in the digital darkroom newsletter. #6437482

Bart Rademakers level-classic 9/10/2008 1:51:53 PM

Though the image is quiet enjoyable, and I really admire the effort you've put into this, I have one point of criticism. It's light basics: the clouds obviously are lighted by the sun from the right, whereas the building's shadows prove the sun is at left...To my eyes this causes a kind of theatrical scenery mismatch.
You might consider mirroring the cloud part, since the building is known for it's solid position in the landscape..
Thank you anyway for sharing this image.

Bart R.

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Michelle L. Frick level-classic 9/10/2008 7:45:51 PM

Congratulations Michelle on being featured in the DD newsletter - this is BEAUTIFUL!! #6439462

Steve M. Harrington 9/11/2008 10:29:24 PM

I did not notice the lighting direction. It looked rich and interesting to me. Nice work, Michelle.
Steve #6444033

Farhat Afza 9/20/2008 3:09:49 PM

colors, tones and B/W EFFECT IS BEAUTIFUL........... #6481434

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Description

Shot yesterday, from the levee in Morrisville, PA.
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There was not a single cloud in the sky, so picked some from my collection. Converted to b&w, dodged, burned, removed noise, sharpened. Original is below.
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Raw, shutter priority.
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F10, 1/400s, ISO: 100, 140 mm

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 140.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 9/1/2008 4:19:43 AM

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