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Old 04-06-2014, 02:28 AM   #23
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BW was, easy to say in retrospect, not a good choice. I think the issue is "not enough light on the subject", which in this case translates to blah light. The BW, which eliminates the color and also raises the viewer's expectation of seeing tonal contrast, makes this all clear. The original color shot has the feel of what I think of as awkward flat light, although it might benefit from a fresh take on processing.

Maybe set it aside for a few weeks and then start from scratch.
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