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Photo assignment - June 08 - The neighbourhood

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    OK, Valorin. Why black and white?

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    The hay bale contrasts more with the background in this black and white version. Black and white also conveys more of a dry and lifeless feeling, which suits the hay bale. The colour version contained too much yellow for my taste as well. Here's another one from maybe 100 m down the road, right next to my place:

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    Stunning, very nice capture.
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    I also quite like this shot
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    I'm mostly just lucky to live in such a photogenic neighborhood

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    This shot would benefit tremendously well from the use of a graduated neutral density filter on the camera or even a software grad filter in postprocessing.

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    This was already shot with a 3 stop graduated neutral density filter, and the foreground was lightened in post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valorin
    This was already shot with a 3 stop graduated neutral density filter, and the foreground was lightened in post.
    I have never had the foreground that dark. We must be doing something different.

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