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  1. simon ess

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    Like any crop it depends on how you compose the original I suppose :)
     
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    Yeah, absolutely Jim.

    As soon as I tried a square medium format camera I sort of fell in love and now often look to compose with square in mind.
     
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    Yes - you certainly have to look for it - only square stuff I end up with is when Ineed to get rid of something :laugh:

    Good to see you back posting :)
     
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    It works well on those shots, but maybe a bit tight on the bottom of number 3. Nice BW conversions.
     
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    Thanks John. Much appreciated.

    Agree about No. 3. Bit annoyed with myself TBH.
     
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    :thumbsup: fixed it for you Simon


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    Works well, I really like the bw processing. Any pointers on bw processing? Thanks
     
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    Amazing - I still say "Burn The Witch!" though :devil:
     
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    Faaar Out! :thumbsup:

    Crikey, that's quite a question. If you do some research, you'll find people banging on about perception v reality and all sorts.
    One article I read, out of many, suggested to study how the old masters used light and go from there.

    My simple brain better understands the concept of getting a full range of tones, from black to white.

    One thing I know for certain, a simple de-saturate won't do it.

    I'd recommend downloading a trial of Nik silver effex and having a play.
     
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    Thanks
     
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    I like the square format as well. Just like the old 1950/60s family snaps. Certainly focuses the eye on the subject. Nice set as well Simon
     
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    Like the set... and as John said, it does depend on the composition... lovely set and conversion too:thumbsup:
     
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    Great set of pictures, B + W seems to suit the square format.
     

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