A rocky start
Just a few more black and white images to share with you. These were all taken around a campground and the subjects are basically non-subjects. Hey, I can only shoot what’s in front of me. 🙂 For some reason I am really liking the black and white images I have been getting with the Lumix camera lately. I don’t know what it is, maybe they just remind me of 35mm or something. On top of that I have been trying to explore the Topaz B&W Effects plugin a little deeper for my conversions and I think I’m starting to get a feel for how it works. It offers a lot of adjustments which are almost endless and quite touchy – a minute adjustment can make a big change in the look of the image. It takes a little bit of practice to get the feel for how each slider works. I usually stay fairly conservative when I use Nik Silver Efex for my B&W conversions but the Topaz makes me want to push the envelope a little more. That’s not always a good thing, but you don’t know how far you can go until you at least try. By the way, there is a bit of a puzzle built into this post…see if you can figure it out!