I took this photo on a unique cafe bar,near Athens.I used B&W filter and a framing for contrast.
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Sonata11 (33223) 2013-07-30 6:36
what a beautiful lantern with beautiful details. Fantastic executed image with beautiful natural colors, sharpness, clarity, fantastic POV and I love BG. Beautiful work. Tfs.
All the best,
pierrefonds (56074) 2013-07-30 7:29
The tight frame is putting the lantern in evidence. Using the black and white is allowing me to see with precision the details and colours of the lantern. Well done, have a nice day.
papagolf21 (84714) 2013-07-30 7:37
S'agit-il d'une lanterne magique ! En tout cas, le cadrage serré est parfait ainsi que le choix du noir et blanc pour donner toutes les subtilités du sujet.
Très bonne journée.
lousat (74955) 2013-07-30 8:17
Hi Chris,very original pic looking for the minimal details of this beautiful old lantern,i like the different light levels and reflections,great sharpness and nice idea the black and white pp.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
jemaflor (82958) 2013-07-30 8:40
Good idea this b&w version, perfect to give strong contrast at your view, Nice brightness too, tfs.
jacquest (18493) 2013-07-30 10:18
The black and white and tight framing is quite effective in this composition. The details of the lantern stand well and I like this brillant spot on uo left corner.
mesutilgim (82266) 2013-07-30 10:56
Nice b&w capture of this old lantern. Most probably it has it's origins somewhere in North Africa or Arabic peninsula.
TFS and best regards
dkmurphys (48088) 2013-07-30 22:40
Very artistic capture. A lot of work in that old lantern, a small piece of traditional art. Well taken image, enjoy a good day.
fabbs99 (16151) 2013-07-31 4:30
Wonderful shot of the lantern.Great contrast and lovely presentation.Excellent composition, very well done, TFS.
Miguel82 (22377) 2013-07-31 4:46
Excellent picture of artwork Chris, I like the design and your presentation
Good b&w version
timecapturer (47420) 2013-07-31 6:35
like this! A really inspiring B&W study of this old lantern. The textures and detailing are wonderful but it is the light and the way it plays on the surfaces that makes it so compelling and beautiful. Excellent!
Cricri (104395) 2013-07-31 10:44
Bon choix du N/B, le rendu des détails, le cadrage serré, original et belle réalisation
marabu61 (8059) 2013-07-31 11:16
Beautiful lantern against a very good background. It works really well as a black and white with nice patterns and contrast.
have a great day
ayferaldanmaz (1085) 2013-07-31 12:06
very cool and great close-up. very well framed with perfect light management. strips of wood in the bg creates a nice contrast with the floral patterns of the lantern in the fg.
congratulations and thank you!
mirosu (13198) 2013-07-31 23:26
Very nice monochrome detail photo. I like the portrait arrangement and the superb light & clarity. Well done my friend. Greetings, Miro
Fis2 (83934) 2013-08-01 5:06
Good frame and sharpness.
The black and white increase this emotions.
Have a nice afternoon
ikeharel (55252) 2013-08-01 5:59
Well spootted the old lantern, and the image is tech. excelent.
Did you try to know anythinh about age origion or any other info?
Noel_Byrne (22751) 2013-08-01 8:13
Great shot for black and white, and your frame works excellent along with the strong vertical lines behind. They both serve to emphasize the fine details of the lantern.
All the best
adramad (36921) 2013-08-01 10:09
A superb composition, showing us in great detail this beautiful bluff, I love the work on the metal draft, is a wonderful work.
The most appropriate framework, highlights the work.
Very good light and perfect sharpness to view details.
I wish you a good evening.
mjw364 (7270) 2013-08-01 10:42
Sharp, clear well exposed shot with great tonal range. Nice job.
abmdsudi (41936) 2013-08-01 13:46
A good close up work in mono with this unique lantern creating another spectacle, excellent shapes and patterns and textures. But the glow of light creates a nice contrast as well as enhancing the solid state very well. Congrats
mcmtanyel (12017) 2013-08-01 15:15
Great detail, wonderful vertical lines. Good composition. B&W suits this photo. Altogether, a pleasant image to behold. TFS.
clic (14712) 2013-08-02 7:43
Geia sou Chris
Many compliments because you captured by the rules book, without any overexposure, this fine piece of silverware wich antique design is juxtaposed to the modern pattern of verticals for a paradoxal tableau!
SWEETFREEDOM (22264) 2013-08-04 11:29
wonderful b/w picture, excellent details and interesting subject.
cornejo (30033) 2013-08-26 4:38
Hi Chris, very good picture of this beautiful and interesting lantern, Very well captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness and light. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Best regards from southern Spain.
elenimavrandoni (14241) 2013-12-15 17:22
Χρήστο, καλά έκανες και διάλεξες το μονόχρωμο γι αυτο το θέμα γιατι αναδεικνύει τήν χειροποίητη δουλειά πολύ περισσότερο!
μια πολύ ομορφη φωτογραφία!
- Copyright: Chris Vekris (chrisvek) (7001)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2013-05-07
- Categories: Daily Life, Artwork
- Camera: Nikon D3000, 18 - 55 mm EF-S 3.5:5.6, 2 GB, SD, UV 17
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-07-30 6:18