One of the things I really enjoy about going back through my archives is reassessing my images and thinking how I would do them now. One of those is an image from the Docklands taken in 2017.
For my post today, Slowly Converting to Black and White, I thought I might take a look an image that I took last Friday morning at Point Lonsdale just after sunrise. It is the image I am using for Monochrome Madness tomorrow, which you can find on my other blog. I thought I would show the orginal as it was shot, no processing. Then take a look at the processing I did for it for my blog post Weekend Wanderings – Point Lonsdale Through Grad ND Filter. Then, how I decided to make this image a black and white image for Monochrome Madness.
So this is the original. It is pretty much straight from the camera. I did straighten it a little, but that is about all I did.
This is the colour image after I had finished processing it. I have brightened up part of it and tried to bring out the sunrise colours. I have brought the clouds out more.
Then as I was looking for an image to do for Monochrome Madness, this was one of the ones I decided to try in black and white.
I obviously did even more work on this one. I lost a lot of detail in the jetty by converting it to monochrome, so I worked quite a bit to get more light on the pier. I like the way it brings the boards up more.
I did do other images, but I decided to go with this one after I put the image up on Facebook and Google+. On both platforms the image got lots of attention and seemed to be enjoyed by lots of people, so it seemed like a good idea to use it for Monochrome Madness this week.
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