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Another attempt at something a little bit different for me. I generally stick to colour, but I thought I would try converting a few of my images into mono.

Looking down the Grand Canal from the top of the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy. Water traffic is chaotic here with Gondolas, Water Taxis, Ferries, Speedboats and even Rowboats trying to make headway in the crowded canal.

The buildings lining the canal are a fascinating mix of styles.

Single RAW image Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Sigma 18-200mm lens
Exif data from the JPG
F-stop f/5.6
ISO 200
Focal length 144 mm

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Related shots can be found at: Venice or Italy.

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Comments

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 4 years ago

    lovely treatment

  • Thank you Tina, alwaysa appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 4 years ago

    Wow looks fabulous Tom ,amazing how the BW shows up details not scene in the colour version

  • Thank you so much Trudi, so glad you like it …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago

    cheers great friend excellent

  • Thank you Scott, always appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • katymckay
    katymckayover 4 years ago

    I must admit I do like the black and white..I agree with Trudi that the BW shows up more detail…or does the colour distract us from the detail ?mmmm!!! well done..so nice to see both versions !!!!

  • Thank you so much Katy. I don’t have much experience with mono. Glad you like it …

    – Tom Gomez

  • BigD
    BigDover 4 years ago

    Fantastic image and I like the activity you have capture, Tom

  • Thank you my friend, appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Finbarr Reilly
    Finbarr Reillyover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture Tom, wonderful B/W treatment nice DOF to it.

  • Thank you kindly Fino, always appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • raymondoantonio
    raymondoantonioover 4 years ago

    WONDERFUL SHOT!!!

  • Thank you so much Ray, much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Phillip M. Burrow
    Phillip M. Burrowover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture Tom!

  • Thank you kindly Phillip …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 4 years ago

    fabulous scene and capture~ wonderful b/w!!

  • Thank you so much Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisover 4 years ago

    I really like the B&W even though I love color! Good choice! Wonderful capture!

  • Thank you kindly dear Barbara …

    – Tom Gomez

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