Monolithic Color: Gray

Challenge #19 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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Show us a COLOR image that says "Gray!" Show us lots and lots of gray. Multiple shades of gray is ideal, but make sure we can tell that it's a color image. Is your image gray enough? If a viewer doesn't say "Whoa, that's almost depressing it's so gray!" then it's not gray enough. Ideally, aim for 18% gray, but just make sure it doesn't look mostly black or mostly white (or mostly black and white). Be careful not to include too much color otherwise the viewer's eye is drawn to that color and the gray effect is diminished.
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My Winged Friends
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This shot was taken in front of my house. Those are the electricity lines, and in this early morning shot, there are tiny birds which are outlined against the cloudy winter sky! This is an unedited shot. No changes of any kind have been made to this image. The leaves are a deep shade of green, but the sky and the birds are in shades of grey.
Submitted: Saturday, 28th November, 2009 19:42 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 6th October, 2009
Focal length: 6.2 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 80
Views: 291
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