Tag : monochrome

A Study in Stone

Split toning in monochrome helps make the most of a historic location.

Arches, Haridwar.

Haridwar, India. A man walks along an arched balcony. I was drawn to the repeated geometry of the arches and waited for a human figure to enter the frame.

South Island, New Zealand

New Zealand, South Island landscapes

Contrast in the scene was extreme with the late afternoon sun poking through the clouds and foreground elements in deep shade.

Woman brushing her hair, Haridwar.

During the course of the Kumbh Mela festival in Haridwar,  people from all over India were staying in temporary tented accommodation in and around the town.

Golden sunrise, Varanasi

In this case,  the “golden” sunrise is due very much to the image processing rather than the atmospheric conditions at the time.

Deep in thought, Outb Minar, Delhi

A young man,  deep in thought at Outb Minar,  Delhi.

When titans meet

One of the nice features in Adobe Lightroom is its monochrome processing capability.

Egret landing, Okavango Delta, Botswana

An egret,  wings outstretched and feet forward,  about to land in a tree.  The question is whether it works best as a colour image or a monochrome.

Little Egret, Okavango Delta, Botswana

A Little Egret wading through the shallows of the Okavango Delta makes a beautiful split toned monochrome subject.

The boy with the coal cart

An exercise in digital processing.   Colour negative film to toned monochrome using Silver Efex Pro.

Hangzhou, the West Lake

Hangzhou is known for a number of things one of them being the West Lake, an artificial lake built around 800AD.