Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/04/09

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Subject: [Leica] Interaction (Photos)
From: robertmeier at (Robert Meier)
Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2011 23:39:44 -0500 (CDT)
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I like all of your B&W's, and this is no exception.  They have a  
richness in the gray scale and the details that is very, very pleasing.

But, then, I really like your color shots too.  Such a dilemma.


On Apr 9, 2011, at 11:17 PM, Jayanand Govindaraj wrote:

> The Ranthambhore Fort is a 10th century fort, the second largest in  
> India,
> and looms high on a hilltop overlooking the National Park. Even  
> though the
> fort is inside the park, there is a functioning temple up there, so  
> pilgrims
> are allowed unfettered access to it during the daylight hours. As I  
> was at
> the steps leading to the fort after my morning safari, I saw a  
> group of
> colourfully dressed teenagers come down from the fort. As they came  
> to the
> bottom, one of the girls kicked a pebble at a group of Hanuman Langur
> monkeys:
> Ranthambhore_20110305_0902-Edit2.jpg.html
> At once all hell broke loose as the monkeys charged the girls,  
> causing panic
> for a brief while:
> Ranthambhore_20110305_0910-Edit2.jpg.html
> I had a lot of trouble processing these shots because of shooting  
> into the
> sun in harsh sunlight, leading to pretty dark shadow areas, and high
> contrast. Because of this, I have processed one in Colour, and one  
> in Black
> & White - which do the viewers prefer?
> C&C, as ever, welcome
> Cheers
> Jayanand
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