Sunday, 13 May 2012

Decisions, decisions

This is the straight-out-of-camera version of yesterday's photograph.
My contribution to the Your Sunday Best community.

20 comments:

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

Interesting comparison. I like the tower on the left better in black and white, as it accentuates the shapes of the structure and the windows. I like the reflection of the tower on the right in color better, as the color highlights the contrast in the reflection.

Halcyon said...

I must say, I prefer the color version of this shot. You're right, sometimes b&w just doesn't work as well and not every photo is made for monochrome. But it's a good shot whatsoever. Love your angle!

Robert Geiss said...

As if from another universe.

Please have a good Sunday.

Lachezar said...

Now I can see what a good job you have done with your conversion and my vote goes for the Black and White!
It focuses on architecture, light and lines as colour is not essential to the image anyway.
Great photograph by all means!

Jim said...

Brilliant blues there.

Joe said...

Hi Julie.. For me the vibrancy of the blue sky has tonnes of impact. J

Madge Bloom said...

Fantastic shot!

Thérèse said...

Two readings indeed.
The challenge being the black portion on the right side.
Good choice.

Ann said...

I prefer this one, both the colour and not cropped. I like the double reflection on the right hand side.

brattcat said...

a very fine shot in color, too. i saw things i hadn't noticed in the b&w.

Nancy said...

A thrilling shot - I feel as thought I am there with you!

Thank you for sharing at Your Sunday Best!

Virginia said...

I think I"m going with the color and the longer view as well. For me the tight cropper, I'm surprised about that but somehow I like the long view best. Both are great shots J.
V

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I have to agree with Joe, the different shades of vibrant blues are just too stunning to mess with Julie, fantastic straight out of camera shot!

NixBlog said...

Lovely shot, Julie. Sometimes striaght out the camera gives the perfect shot.

michael bird said...

Much better than the b&w to my way of thinking. Very nice, Julie.

Joan Elizabeth said...

I like the colour shot. The B&W seems a little too confused.

Francisca said...

Ooh, I disagree with Lachezar. I think the blue is brilliant! And the sun on the tower makes both it and its reflection jump out. Interesting POV either way, Julie.

Gunn said...

Very stylish!:)

Alan said...

Tough call. But I think I like the crop and tones of the BW better.

Julie said...

Fascinating to read eveyone's thoughts on this decision. I can understand how come I was torn from the get-go.

I still like them both, but think I am leaning to the B&W ...today I am at any rate!