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Sometimes less is more. This photograph was originally taken in colour and after some considerable time spent editing in Photoshop there was something still not right. I tried altering the angle of the shot and increasing the contrast among many others. It still wasnt right. Then I decided to desaturate it to a B&W image and that was it made.

Simplifying it to black and white instantly made all the detail jump out. The dust on the tyres, the grit on the ground, the hedges in the background. Less is definately more. It allows the viewers eye to instantly fall on the car, to observe its posture. It is a roadster and it has only 1 purpose and that is to drive.

Taken on a Fujifilm S7000

Belfast born and bred photographer now living out in Dundonald, Northern Ireland. Concentrating mainly on Land and Seascapes, Macro and Abstract, my work is shot both in colour and Black & White making use of Adobe Photoshop.

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Comments

  • ragman
    ragmanabout 4 years ago

    Nice angle for the zedder Dr. X

  • haha thanks David!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • ragman
    ragmanabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks very much!! Very glad to be featured on the group!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Berns
    Bernsabout 4 years ago

    I’m a huge fan of b/w Chris, this picture speaks for b/w, gorgeous!

  • Why thank you very much Berns! Very kind of you (it is one of my favourites aswell if I may say so!)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • wilkor
    wilkorabout 4 years ago

    Great shot, Chris, love the angle and your crop. Wilf

  • Many thanks Wilf!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • WOBBLYMOL
    WOBBLYMOLabout 4 years ago

    love the angles you use on these cars, awesome car and superb shot

  • Thanks a million, very kind of you!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2about 4 years ago

    This is superb! Why don’t you submit for approval here

  • Hi Sarnia, image submitted! Thanks again!! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2about 4 years ago

  • Thank you!!! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...almost 4 years ago

    Beautifully shot!!! Nice car! :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

  • Oh please!… stop!! (dont stop!! lol) Thanks!! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

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