Model : Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Date Time Original : 2009-01-27 16:53:11
Focal Length : 18/1
F Number : 8.0
Iso Speed Ratings : 50
Orientation : 1
X Resolution : 72.0000000
Y Resolution : 72.0000000
Copyright : Jim Crotty Photographer and Owner Photography by Jim Crotty The Village Exchange Suite A3 32 Palmetto Bay Road Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29928 843-842-9200
Software : Aperture 3.2.3
Published: Wednesday 4th of April 2012 03:00:04 PM
I think you did very well with the B&W conversion, but I'm not sure that the HDR provided the best base for that conversion. When I see this much light on the floor under a canopy, it's hard to reconcile that with my experiences in similar environments. The HDR may have the full range of B&W tones, but that range is distributed within the frame much differently than would be expected. There are also some halos around the main branches of the largest tree, and I wonder if B&W makes them more visible here than in the color rendition.
Maritime Forest in Black and White Revisiting an older image file (2009) and applying a black and white conversion via Nik Silver Efex Pro. The original file was a three exposure combination for HDR.