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Rose B&W

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 11 June 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

"Photography my passion, the search for truth, my obsession." Alfred Stieglitz

NIKON D300 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States the BW. Excellent image quality.

11 Jun 2009 5:19am

@Suzanne: Thank you.

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

The B&W fits nicely to her too !

11 Jun 2009 5:31am

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

I love this one in black & white!!

11 Jun 2009 5:36am

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe ce noir et blanc

11 Jun 2009 6:12am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

beautiful shot

11 Jun 2009 6:28am

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A beautiful rose in black and white - a great image !

11 Jun 2009 6:58am

@Loner: Thank you.

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Nice bw

11 Jun 2009 7:43am

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

a button is very tender offer on the day, it is still in the secret heart of a hidden B & W keep quiet, just the beauty of forms to keep in the light, well done Jack.

11 Jun 2009 7:48am

@Alivia: Thank you. You are quite poetic, Dane.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful & soft image..

11 Jun 2009 7:50am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Très joli Nb pas facile à faire avec les fleurs

11 Jun 2009 8:02am

zOOm from Paris, France

A nice rose Jack, and a great black & white compo as well. I love the softness of the DOF.

11 Jun 2009 9:12am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Pure and beautiful!

11 Jun 2009 9:29am

Suzanne Labbé from Granby, Canada

Very poetic and soft. Thanks for sharing. Bravo.

11 Jun 2009 9:35am

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

Very beautiful !

11 Jun 2009 10:29am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

PURE PERFECTION, or is that redundant...;)

11 Jun 2009 10:38am

lydia from Paris, France

Superbe B&W , I love this rose !

11 Jun 2009 11:10am

@lydia: Merci

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

I like BW roses.... lovely

11 Jun 2009 12:05pm

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Very pure! Well done!

11 Jun 2009 12:34pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Simply stunning!

11 Jun 2009 12:51pm

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy.

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Good use of your D300. The precision of this shot is terrific.

11 Jun 2009 12:52pm

@xavier cardell: Thank you; I use my D300 for most of my close-up shots.

Sarah from Switzerland

Such a lovely, soft and gentle structure - great in b & w.

11 Jun 2009 12:55pm

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

beautiful shot in B&W and well composed

11 Jun 2009 1:03pm

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Superbly done in B&W! Just gorgeous.

11 Jun 2009 1:16pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States


11 Jun 2009 1:25pm

BoB from Milano, Italy

It looks so elegant in monochrome

11 Jun 2009 1:30pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

If this isn't a prayer for peace, I don't know what is! ♥
She's gorgeous!

11 Jun 2009 1:49pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Great contrast in this shot. Works perfect in B & W.

11 Jun 2009 1:51pm

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Beau N&B !

11 Jun 2009 2:05pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

A classy shot!

11 Jun 2009 2:34pm

Don from spokane, United States

A beautiful job of presenting this fine black and white image of the rose. I especially like the subtle gradations in blacks and white of the rose petals.

11 Jun 2009 3:26pm

@Don: Thanks, Don.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is beautiful. I really like flowers in b+w when they are well done like this.

11 Jun 2009 4:11pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thanks, Michael.

Martine from Brest, France

Superbe photo !

11 Jun 2009 5:26pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Very good. Beautiful image.

11 Jun 2009 5:33pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is a very beautiful rose. I love the contrast with the background. This reminds me of the fine images by ordinary images.

11 Jun 2009 6:59pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

splendide NB! superbe image! Bravo Jack, j'aime beaucoup!

11 Jun 2009 7:19pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

details of this rose are fantastic in this beautiful black and white!
beautiful image, jack!

11 Jun 2009 7:57pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

Wow Jack...the black and white looks amazing, romantic and the petals look so soft! Really nice photo!

11 Jun 2009 8:07pm

@dkc: Thank you, Dimitris.

Sarah Schneider Photography from Lancaster, United States

Beautiful! =)

11 Jun 2009 8:33pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

oh ! Jack, a black & white for flowers ! it's unusual for you ! I'm surprised with pleasure ! so beautiful details, amazing sharpness ! delicious image !

11 Jun 2009 9:29pm

@Anna.C: Thanks, Anna. Since I joined Am3 in mid-Dec. 2008, I have posted just 8 flowers in B&W. The only flower on the wall in my office is B&W (as is everything else).

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Compliments Jack, this is a superb B/W image, quite exquisite.

11 Jun 2009 10:18pm

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Very nice in b/w. Excellently composed.

11 Jun 2009 10:39pm

@jeff (aka dogilicious): Thanks, Jeff.

Betsy Barron from Chester Springs, PA, United States

really really beautiful - sharp as a tack!

11 Jun 2009 10:54pm

@Betsy Barron: Thanks, Betsy.

k@ from Paris, France

Oooh, another of your great work in B&W, I'm fan of this one, purely pure !

11 Jun 2009 11:05pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shot you've inspired me to try turning the one I have out here for tomorrow into a black & white when I have some spare the composition on this too!!

12 Jun 2009 12:44am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Very tasty shot! Can't imagine a rose in B&W, but here you've done it!

12 Jun 2009 1:09am

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

A beautiful composition Jack. Great processing.

12 Jun 2009 3:21am

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

TRULY splendid capture and a SPECTACULAR b/w!! those tones rock!! 5 stars!!!

12 Jun 2009 4:08am

@dj.tigersprout: Thanks, dj.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old Pembroke Dock boy,Wales), Germany

Shows off the details of the rose wonderfully,great mono shot !!

12 Jun 2009 10:15am

PATRICK from miramas, France

great b&w

12 Jun 2009 11:31am

MARIANA from waterloo, Canada

Brilliant BW Rose :))

12 Jun 2009 2:30pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful B&W!

13 Jun 2009 1:47am

Tammy-Cricket from United States

I just love this. I wish I had the strength to take away color from my garden images. I guess since my hands are in the dirt so many hours...when I finally see a bloom I just can't strip the color right out of it.

I do like the B&W. It makes the detail of the flower so much more graphic. Sometime over this summer I am going to try this.

13 Jun 2009 3:42am

@Tammy-Cricket: When it comes to flowers, Tammy, I always do both; sometimes I even end up posting both on Am3.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Love this! The soft light grey-white of the rose is so delicate...a stunning composition!

13 Jun 2009 3:52am

Ken from United States

Stunning, Jack! Well done!

13 Jun 2009 3:57am

Ajay from Pune, India

I think the black and white in this shot has really made the rose stand out. The beauty of the flower looks so smooth here that one is tempted to touch it.

14 Jun 2009 3:56am

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

Jack - I'm starting a new feature called Sunday Spotlight and this is one of the images I'm splotlighting. Beautiful!!

14 Jun 2009 5:41am

@Toni: Thank you.

Loss from Australia

The contrast in this shot is so beautiful. Amazing image

I'm come from Toni's blog.

14 Jun 2009 11:10am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Gorgeous. Love how the rose stands out.

14 Jun 2009 11:14am

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

this is by far my favourite type of images of flowers: black & white. Excellent work Jack

14 Jun 2009 3:14pm

Andy from United States

Wow stunning shot!

14 Jun 2009 4:38pm

Silverado Photography from Clearlake, United States

Very Tender.

14 Jun 2009 11:45pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Stunning! Absolutely beautiful

9 Jul 2009 5:53am

Mehrdad from maragheh, Iran


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