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Otherworldly
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Copyright: Mike Ryan (mpr) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 7 N: 344] (2280)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2008-08-02
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D300, Nikkor 18-200 f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AFS DX VR, Hoya 72mm PRO-1 DMC UV LPF
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-12-14 9:07
Viewed: 1494
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I don't convert many shots to black and white but after seeing the color version I thought this presentation was much more interesting. This is a just a small portion of the massive view you will get at the Grand View Point within Canyonlands National Park. I focused on this series of mesas to really give the viewer a sense of the amazing geology and contours of this beautiful place.

PP: Convert to B&W with Capture NX. Minimized a few hot spots and boosted contrast.


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Great idea to convert this Mike. I have a very similar shot, and also was not crazy about the color.
You have given me an idea to try this.
beautiful focus and detail here.
Well done on the vertical comp.
- Vincent

  • Great 
  • k-2 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 605 W: 26 N: 503] (3638)
  • [2008-12-14 19:34]

Nice contrast and dynamic range control here. The successive scallops work well and lead the eye into the distance. TFS. Karin

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