This is looking back from one of the trails into the McDonald National Forest. After all of that intense color for 8 days, something monochrome seemed to be the the order of the day.
very nice landscape shot
I like the B and W pictures
1 Oct 2009 5:46am
An enticing shot...it beckons.
1 Oct 2009 6:15am
@Dulcie: Thank you.
Excellent composition as usual :) Love the branches in monochrome.
1 Oct 2009 6:20am
@Nicholas: Thank you.
Cambio radical de colores
1 Oct 2009 7:10am
Superb BnW shot..
1 Oct 2009 8:04am
@Sarito: Thank you.
WOW!!! This is a great B&W!!! I love the detail and comp.
1 Oct 2009 9:28am
@Anina: Thank you.
Superbe ce dégradé de gris
1 Oct 2009 9:53am
nice range of grey !
1 Oct 2009 11:25am
I like the way the trail leads the eye between the trees, off into the hills and to the clouds in the sky - a lovely shot, Jack.
I also like that you bracketed ten days of color, with monochrome on each end!
1 Oct 2009 11:33am
@Judy: Thanks, Judy.
looks like a book cover... inviting... come see more....nice composition
1 Oct 2009 11:44am
@MJ: Thank you.
A big contrast with those bright colored balloons but a very soothing and quiet landscape with that view into the valley ... a very romantic photo!
1 Oct 2009 11:45am
@Monique: Thank you.
Thoroughly enchanting in black and white, wow
1 Oct 2009 1:11pm
Great as B&W and that trail just invites me to walk down the hill! Nice image!
1 Oct 2009 1:32pm
@Barbara Kile: Many thanks.
very nice. i like it b/w
1 Oct 2009 1:40pm
I like how the path leads us into this very attractive landscape. Fine processing to get the vegetation to have a bright look. Very well done.
1 Oct 2009 1:41pm
@Don: Thanks, Don.
faaabulous clarity!! nearly an infrared!!! have you played around much with infrared developing? this might be a great subject to try it with!! beautifully done -- love the textural elements!!
1 Oct 2009 1:53pm
@dj.tigersprout: Many thanks.
Nice black and white. There is so much depth and distance in this shot.
1 Oct 2009 1:57pm
@B. Thomas: Thank you.
Really the inpact it has been heavy. I hoped to see a very coloured balloon today too. Good serie John! Good B&W landscape today. See youu
1 Oct 2009 2:07pm
just 5 stars for this b&w
1 Oct 2009 2:21pm
Beautiful BW . Great processing !
1 Oct 2009 2:49pm
@MARIANA: Thank you, Mariana.
I like the contrasts and the gentle windings of this trail.
1 Oct 2009 3:08pm
@Viewfinder: Thank you.
Great perspective, Jack. The meandering of the trail and the framing elements of the flanking trees, lead us into this lovely scene.
1 Oct 2009 3:19pm
@Bill Laing: Thanks, Bill. See you and Nicole this evening.
It's a beauty!
1 Oct 2009 3:38pm
great B&W shot
1 Oct 2009 3:39pm
@Vachel: Thank you.
Very nice in B&W, and I'd love to be walking that trail!
1 Oct 2009 3:57pm
@Betty: Thanks, Betty. It's a wonderful trail; I'm thinking about going up it this morning.
After your brightful colors here is your GORGEOUS b&w and i can tell you i just LOVE this - a painterly feeling with Romantism and Soul, my fav kind of shot***
1 Oct 2009 4:12pm
@k@: Merci. It was one of the first shots that I took after having to send my 24-70mm back to Nikon Service.
so beautiful , it is like in a fairy tale these branches with the light !
1 Oct 2009 4:39pm
That really a big contrast from what you've been showing last few days. From supremely beautiful colours to a really beautiful black and white scene. Only you can do that. :-)
1 Oct 2009 5:31pm
@Ajay: Thanks, Ajay.
It almost feels surreal how the trail takes me through the tree to the mountains in the distance. I visualize a few cowboy's on horses coming around in view.
Very stunning image, ideal in B&W.
1 Oct 2009 5:55pm
@Barbara: Thanks, Barb.
You took the words right from my mouth with what you stated in your narrative when I saw this B&W! Foliage ALWAYS seems to make a great B&W when it comes to texture.
1 Oct 2009 6:07pm
@Steven: Thanks, Steven. I really needed a monochrome fix.
I love this photo, I could even see the hills there far away. Beautiful.
1 Oct 2009 6:14pm
@Pepe Cabrera: Thank you.
Très beau paysage NB!
1 Oct 2009 7:32pm
Your landscapes have nothing to envy us, Jack is great, and makes me want to walk!
friendships my friend!
1 Oct 2009 8:09pm
@marc battault: Merci.
great treatment, i like it very much
1 Oct 2009 9:10pm
wonderful shot Jack.....contrast is beautiful.....nicely done.
1 Oct 2009 9:35pm
@susan: Thanks, Susan.
on dirait ma campagne, juste quelques arbres et le vallon qui s'en va au loin, la nature n'a pas de frontière ..
1 Oct 2009 10:19pm
There is something about trees in b+w that is just so gorgeous. Very well done.
1 Oct 2009 11:16pm
@Michael Rawluk: Thank you.
Nice depth of field.
1 Oct 2009 11:26pm
Nice view between the trees on the valley and the far end mountains.
2 Oct 2009 12:13am
2 Oct 2009 12:33am
Superb! from color to a wonderful composition of contrast.
2 Oct 2009 2:22am
@LCImagery: Thank you.
A lovely landscape in monochrome. Balancing out all those vibrant balloon shots, huh? :)
2 Oct 2009 2:44am
And a beautiful monochrome it is.
2 Oct 2009 2:22pm
@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve.
Lovely shot! Love the framing...
2 Oct 2009 2:59pm
@Sandrine: Thank you.
Un fort beau nb bien composé, ce chemin me donne envie de marcher
2 Oct 2009 4:47pm
@Marie LC: Merci. It's a wonderful walk.
What a breathtaking view! Love it in B&W
4 Oct 2009 3:41am
@Magda: Thank you.
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