By Ian Walker.
 

In dark winter days in the United Kingdom there is often little colour in photography outside so with black and white in mind when taking these pictures, I've experimented a little...
 

All the following pictures were taken in colour on the Nikon Coolpix 4500 digicam, they were then converted to greyscale in Photoshop Elements.

The Nikon does have a black and white mode but at the time of taking the pictures I like to have the option of keeping the shots in colour or
converting to black and white. Some of the pictures have a little 'noise' added to give an effect of 'high speed' black and white film.
 

 

panorama...

 

 

 

trees in fog and in the winter sunshine...

 

 

 

 leaf

 

 

 

barbed wire covered in ice crystals, this is actually a colour shot but shows how little colour there is in this type of picture!

 

 

 

tree bark

 

 

 

coils of string and thick ice forming on grass blades

 

 

 

one of my favourite subjects...

 

 

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All comments to the author Ian Walker are welcomed.


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