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B&W Conversion Of Elephant


Posted by Ed Cordes on Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:45 am

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Lately I have been going through some old images and playing with B&W conversions.  This image was made in 2010 in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania with a 1D4 and 100-400.  Processed in color using all the modern techniques then converted to B&W in PS working with channels and curves.  Please click for uncompressed view. Thanks for looking.
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by John Spreitzer on Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:48 am
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Wow,quite an impressive old tusker! I think this looks great in B&W. Well done!
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by david fletcher on Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:36 am
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What a wonderful tusker Ed. super conversion
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:40 am
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A bit more room all round would be better with such a large subject IMO, but the detail in the mud caked hide is amazing, Ed. The black and white conversion gives this mature giant an almost prehistoric appearance. A good choice for conversion and a very dramatic result!

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by Steve Kaluski on Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:36 pm
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A bit tight ED to do this big old tusker justice, however to get to see one of these elderly statesman is a real treat and rare these days, so very well done. Just be careful Ed in the conversion that the contrast of the overall look leaves little separation.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:39 am
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The conversion emphasizes, I think, the sense of age and size. What amazing tusks! Rather poignant.
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