Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/01

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Subject: [Leica] flowers, bw and color
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Mon Dec 1 12:45:11 2008
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On Dec 1, 2008, at 1:38 PM, Alan Magayne-Roshak wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 8:06 PM, Steve Barbour <>
>> wrote:
>> often I prefer bw... here I am not so sure, so what do you think?
>> soleilfleurs.jpg.html
> _______________________________________________________________
> I like the color better.  It seems easier to see the girl.  The B&W  
> would work better,
> I think, if the upper left background was burned in to make it a  
> slightly darker.
> This area competes with her face in the B&W, but in the color this  
> (lighter) area is
> balanced by the colorful flowers on the right, so she becomes the  
> center of interest.
> (I think I would like the upper left toned down in the color too,  
> but it doesn't seem
> to be as critical there).

thanks Alan, I see exactly what you mean...

I love your image of the solitary figure, in the snow, on  
campus...very evocative...

it reminds me of my years in the East and Midwest, and the feeling of  
snowfalls on  Princeton's campus,

> Alan
> Alan Magayne-Roshak, Senior Photographer
> UPAA POY 1978
> University Information Technology Services
> University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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