CHEW LAKE 11 – MIST LIFTING, HERONS GREEN 3 (MONO + COLOUR)

 

 

Mist lifting, Herons Green 3
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Low angle sunlight, and a Coot, on the waters of Herons Green Bay, Chew Valley Lake; 6 Apr 2015.

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D700 with 70-300 Nikkor at 300mm; 200 ISO; Silver Efex Pro 2, starting at the Film Noir 1 preset and partially restoring colour.
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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for all sorts of images, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

14 Responses to CHEW LAKE 11 – MIST LIFTING, HERONS GREEN 3 (MONO + COLOUR)

  1. Great composition Adrian, MM 🍀

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  2. Malin H says:

    Gorgeous… and a bit romantic too. 🙂 Wonderful work, my friend.

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  3. Absolutely fantastic

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  4. paula graham says:

    love the ripples in coot’s wake. Super colours, however you created it..

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    • Adrian Lewis says:

      Glad you like it, Paula. The colours are created by reintroducing them into the mono image, hence “Mono + Colour”. As is often the case with these reintroductions of colour, the colours are not 100% true, but to my mind that serves only to make the viewer look twice, ie to make the images more interesting. This colour reintroduction does not reach to the top right of the frame, the water there is nearing pure mono, again to (hopefully!) add interest to the image. Adrian

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  5. Sublime photograph. I love the composition with the coot silhouetted and the eye focused on the patterns and light in its wake.

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    • Adrian Lewis says:

      That’s good to hear, Laura, thanks! Its a compositional risk, I suppose, having the bird heading straight out of the frame, because there’s the danger that the viewer’s eye will follow it. But here, as you say, the textures and colours of the water are the thing, so the eye is “pulled back into the frame” by them. Adrian

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  6. iosatel says:

    Great picture!

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