black and white sketch: sunflowers

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 16 May 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

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OLYMPUS X200,D560Z,C350Z 1/50 second F/10.9 ISO 128 10 mm

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Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Just so wonderful. I am a fan of b/w and white, and here it's just stunning! The light and shadows and texture. Amazing!

16 May 2010 5:57am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Magnificent ... rich and powerful W / B. .. Volumens textures and fully emerge from the bottom of the composition. Excellent work friend! Best regards, Adela

16 May 2010 6:32am

JD from Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

awesome pic man!, love your lighting and composition. you don't often see sunflowers like this, refreshing!

16 May 2010 6:33am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is quite beautiful in B&W. I like it a lot.

16 May 2010 6:46am

Chris from Haute Loire, France

A beautiful black and white for a dive in the heart of the feeling ! Surprising...

16 May 2010 6:48am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom


16 May 2010 7:26am

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

wow..these sunflowers r really special..B&W works great here!!

16 May 2010 8:18am

k@ from Paris, France

I prefer them in monochrome (just because i'm fan of monochromes ;)) Love how they fold in.

16 May 2010 8:43am

Christophe from Cherbourg, France

On dirait un beau tableau félicitations !

16 May 2010 9:09am

danou-yepa from Nice, France

wow , excellent macrography , wonderful framing and contrast ! 5*

16 May 2010 9:22am

Florence from Paris, France

Petals are so intricate, love the great constrats here, underlining paterns. They look fabric somehow !

16 May 2010 10:09am

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Great monochrome! I like it more than the colourful ones.

16 May 2010 10:56am

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

The image works well in black& white. Larry

16 May 2010 1:47pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Totally different impression in monochrome, Dulcie . I love it . Sorry, I am not a fan of so many , so many vivid colors together :))

16 May 2010 3:40pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A beautiful B & W and a superb presentation, I like. 5 *. Good day.

16 May 2010 4:07pm

Marlowe from Le Havre, France

Van Gogh in B&W...

16 May 2010 4:10pm

Vink from Grasse, France

Interesting composition !

16 May 2010 4:38pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

wonderful, these sunflowers in B and W, very original choise

16 May 2010 4:48pm

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

Thanks for your kind comments, nice choice in BW - makes fora unique image

16 May 2010 5:13pm

alex centrella from California, United States

well done black and white !

16 May 2010 5:17pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

very good light, beautiful sunflowers... it's a superb b/w photo, Dulcie!

16 May 2010 6:46pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

very wonderful composition ,dulcie ,like a drawing !!
five stars !!!
kiss !

16 May 2010 7:31pm

THEA from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

As if they stand on the moon,,a bit closer to the it!

16 May 2010 7:32pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

OK...tear it all up...and redraw it from memory : ] best...jerry

16 May 2010 8:21pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

I love this monochrome. The sketch is exquisite.

16 May 2010 10:15pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

This has a flowing, underwater look about it, Dulcie - like kelp - very sensual and surreal.

16 May 2010 11:23pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

A drawing feeling with that treatment. I like it in BW.
Have a nice week !

16 May 2010 11:39pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Very cool B & W. Love the detail.

17 May 2010 3:24am

JOEMULLIGAN from burnsville, nc, United States

Oh I love the wild (and perfectly ordered) confusion of these sunflowers!!! Van Gogh is in you!!!

17 May 2010 3:43am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Wonderful tones.

17 May 2010 4:06am

dan from Paris, France

Absoluty beautiful, Dulcie. I like the flowers en NB.

17 May 2010 6:54am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! This is beautiful. Lovely detail and the composition is spot on
5 stars

17 May 2010 7:47pm

larans from Lund, Sweden

Wonderful, like a...I can´t find the right word for it. 5*

18 May 2010 12:31pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Love these in b-w - you appreciate the lines and movement in the petals seeing them this way.

21 May 2010 6:16pm

Ann from Walnut Creek, United States

Woodcut! Stupendous!

23 May 2010 4:50am

daisy from Elk River, United States

This is an outstanding B&W picture--great lights and darks, and the midtones are so detailed. I can't quit looking at it. :) Thanks!

15 Jun 2010 1:19pm

OLYMPUS X200,D560Z,C350Z
1/50 second
ISO 128
10 mm