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31 Mar 15. Here is the promised B&W version of what I shared for Monday. There isn't much more story to share for this image as everything I said yesterday applies, although I might suggest you consider the weather for your trip. Stormy weather normally equates to fantastic waves and quite dramatic skies while calm weather more to playing in the surf and picnicking on the beaches. Either way you win but just different prizes.
The color image from Monday was taken into a B&W plug-in and adjusted to get the most I could out of that filter including adding a bit of grain for the film look, then brought back into the graphics editor where I added a dodge & burn layer on which I did a significant amount of burning and a small amount of dodging and finally, completed with a levels correction layer to tweak the extremes of black (zone 0) and white (zone 10). Nikon D300s; 18 - 200; Aperture Priority; ISO 200; 1/200 sec @ f / 6.3.