Cotswold Salon of Monochrome Photography

May 11, 2010 Comments Off on Cotswold Salon of Monochrome Photography

Another set of images submitted to an British Photographic Exhibitions Salon (national), this time to the Costwold Salon of Monochrome Photography. I have recently been getting more into monochrome, and am enjoying trying to create a few more artistic black and whites. Lets see whether the judges agree with my selection.

Fountains Cottage in IR
No Going Back
Third Age of Man
Bridgewater Place

Station Master
The Wagoneer


Fountains Cottage in IR

May 11, 2010 Comments Off on Fountains Cottage in IR

Fountains Cottage in IR

Originally uploaded by Falc

During the spring, summer and autumn months I run photographic workshops for Going Digital, which limits the amount of time I have available to go out and take good competition images. This time however, I managed to combine the two and took a group of students out of Fountains Abbey to this little ivy covered cottage just outside the gates. We spent a good 45 minutes working out angles and the different compositions for this location. I think everyone came away with something useful.

Shooting in infrared has provided this image with a different feel, where all the green foliage has been captured as white. I just wish the sky had not been overcast and instead had been captured as black. I guess I will have more opportunities later this year.

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