I don’t do B&W often but the color version of this kind of left me feeling flat. It is an image of down town St. Louis Missouri USA on Washington Ave. I like the contrasts of the B&W but am not sure. I removed the old white sky and replaced it with a bird filled cloudy sky. I then turned it to a B&W and adjusted the contrast. Your opinion would be appreciated.

Nikon D90 with 10X20 sigma ultra wide angle lens on auto focus

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  • BCallahan
    BCallahan9 months ago

    Love it….looks great in black & white. Also love the perspective, all lines lead your eye into the picture. Superb!

  • Thank you I am entering it in a contest and just was not sure about it. Guess I will go ahead and do it.

    – barnsis

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstrom9 months ago

    I like it! Especially the birds above the building… very vintage feel to this shot and format MT1!

  • Thank you That was what I liked also

    – barnsis

  • jamluc
    jamluc9 months ago

    No problems with b/w some images take it better than others as this one does Good angle helps this image as well
    well done

  • Thank you Very much

    – barnsis

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowan9 months ago

    fabulous, wonderful black and white , superb perspective .

  • Thank you Ginni

    – barnsis

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...9 months ago

    There are times when b/w work…..and times when it doesn’t…..i think you hit a home run with this Brah’….classic feel this…..i like what u have done…

  • Thank you Bro going to enter it in a viewbug contest

    – barnsis

  • Susan S. Kline
    Susan S. Kline9 months ago

    The black and white is perfect for this photo and I absolutely love the bird filled sky. It all goes together perfectly!

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarke9 months ago

    I love the perspective and the birds in the clouds above. You have the balance of the tonality perfect for interest. Well balanced too. :o)

  • Thank you very much

    – barnsis

  • autumnwind
    autumnwind9 months ago

    I cannot tell you technically much of anything, sadly. I only know it is an awesome image and has quite a dramatic effect! I do love the sky and the birds, and somehow, buildings and all it feels a bit eerie and ominous to me, which I must admit I love too!!!
    Great work!! xoxoxoxxoxoxoxoxo

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • lynn carter
    lynn carter9 months ago

    fantastic, black n white really suit it xx

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • geof
    geof9 months ago

    if I had to give my opinion, I’d say it’s a black and white picture of a building.
    But seriously, it looks great as you’ve presented it here.

  • Thank you seriously ☺

    – barnsis

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