Dramatic

Black And White Photography, Photography

The clouds were just right this evening for using my 10 stop ND filter on the Canon (I haven’t completely abandoned that camera!). As for a subject, I figured one of Winnipeg’s old brick buildings was suitable enough. This was the rather dramatic result. Perhaps a bit eerie, actually!
(Canon 5DII / 17mm / B+W ND10 / Remote)

35 thoughts on “Dramatic

  1. Great image Mike 🙂 The 10 stop B+W is the way to go unless you want to splurge for the Lee Big Stopper. The B+W is as much as i am willing to spend on black glass 🙂 Really nice work Mike.

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  2. Mike, I love this. I wanted to buy a 10 stop ND filter but they only had a 9 stop at the store so I bought it. What could be the difference of one stop? Well, either my filter was marked wrong or there is plenty! I’ve yet to be able to get a shot like this! Very dramatic. And maybe a little creepy!

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    1. Thank you Emilio! I think it really just depends on the type of clouds and the movement. I’ve tried many other times, and the results aren’t all that spectacular. Although a 10 stop can be a bit much for some people, I find it to be perfect for daytime LE photography. No complaints yet 🙂

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    1. Allison. with a description like that I feel inadequate to comment on Mike’s photo. Will you comment on MY photos? Maybe even write the descriptions for me?

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      1. Haha, Emilio, how kind! Do not feel inadequate, please! I would love to see your work and offer comments. 🙂

        Mike’s photos have been inspiring me for quite some time now – I love Monochromia – black and white and silken grit.

        Is your work on this site also?

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    2. Brilliant, Allison 🙂 I like the way you think. At one point there was a person on the very top of the fire escape – the building owner I guess – but he moved out of frame before I could catch him! Hope you’re well (I do need to stop by more often!!).

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