First Time ND's

LimpopoboyLimpopoboy Registered Users Posts: 72 Big grins
edited February 26, 2017 in Landscapes

Hey Guys

I mentioned a few weeks ago I was looking to purchase some filters to try out on some landscapes ie.. ND.s, 10 stop and hard and soft grad as well as polarising. Well went for Haida filters and here is my first result on a recent trip to Sri Lanka. Same shot, colour and B&W. Any constructive critique would be much appreciated.




  • bike21bike21 Registered Users Posts: 836 Major grins
    edited February 26, 2017

    I really like the color version, the b+w version is a touch high on the contrast for me though.

  • StumblebumStumblebum Registered Users Posts: 8,468 Major grins

    Superb! Both nice, but b&w rocks!

  • David_S85David_S85 Administrators Posts: 13,015 moderator

    I'm not liking the B&W version, simply because it is almost only black, and white. It reminds me of the high contrast copy film I worked with back in the old days. I do like the color version. I think the comp might be improved a bit with a tighter crop, centered smack dab in the middle.

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  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0 Many Grins

    The color version is fine.

  • patphotopatphoto Registered Users Posts: 15 Big grins

    I love the Color version ;)

  • CornflakeCornflake Registered Users Posts: 3,298 Major grins

    I agree on the color version. It's well composed and fine in all regards. The black and white version seems to have very high local contrast. You can get that with the structure tool in Silver Efex, among other ways, It ruins shots, in my view, and my view is just that.

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