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Does this work in black and white? Improvements?

 
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Aug 05, 2015 19:20 |  #1

When the camera comes out, she quits smiling. Let me know your thoughts on this in black and white and the crop, thanks.


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Aug 05, 2015 23:06 |  #2

IMO no i would stick to the colour one




  
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Aug 06, 2015 13:07 |  #3

I like the B&W. There may be a little too much clarity, but there is nothing to focus on except her face and expression.
With the color photo I look at the right side of her mouth, the red and mechanics of the frame on the right side of the frame, the stitching on the left...not so much focused on her face.


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Aug 06, 2015 13:10 |  #4

Def B&W, far more focus on the eyes, but I agree about the clarity, needs pulling back.


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Aug 06, 2015 13:36 |  #5

Buckets full of mood in the 1st one. As said pull back the clarity or do some skin tone smoothing work in PS. Nice shot.


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Aug 06, 2015 19:45 |  #6

Thanks. I'll dial back the clarity some.


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Aug 18, 2015 23:55 |  #7

+1 for color




  
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Aug 24, 2015 11:44 |  #8

I love the black and white version. It's a lovely shot - so much in that expression!




  
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Aug 29, 2015 15:54 |  #9

I like the B/W version more as I feel it has more punch.




  
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Aug 29, 2015 16:16 |  #10

I prefer the B&W.


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Sep 27, 2015 16:16 |  #11

Like both, the crop in the B&W is better though.




  
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Sep 29, 2015 18:52 |  #12

I vote black and white.


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Oct 12, 2015 19:24 |  #13

I vote color although the b+w one has possibilities. I opened the color in Ps and did an auto conversion to bw and was able to reproduce the "clarity" which was mentioned above by playing with the red slider in ACR. So I would dial back the reds, or just try auto bw conv.


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Oct 13, 2015 00:50 |  #14

B/W like everyone said, go a touch softer.


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Nov 07, 2015 16:07 |  #15

I love the black and white!


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