Another B&W Shot

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  1. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    This is a diorama shot I posted here a long time ago, showing a couple of kitbashed houses...
    Once again, I've been playing around on the computer, & I washed out all the color, & tried to give it that old, faded look...

    (btw...there really is a train in this photo, if you look closely! :D )

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  2. interurban

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    Found it

    Hi Charlie , Nicely done.
    The train blends in .....:D
  3. Tyson Rayles

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    Works for me!
  4. brakie

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    Looks like afoggy morning!:D :D :D Great picture!
  5. Casey Feedwater

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    As I said before, Charlie, I love the "old time" black & white photos.

    Nice job. :)
  6. shamus

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    Hi Charlie, very nice photo, what program do you use?
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    Great diorama Charlie - I really enjoy these black and white shots of yours. One thing that I've noticed about a lot of old pics, at least the ones my mom has lying around, is that they were all taken in sunlight (had to back then) so even though there is fading, there is still a lot of contrast.

    I hope you don't mind but I've been having a little Photoshop fun with your shot. I added a sepia tone, and that white border they used to have. Guess if I wanted to be a real stickler I would add that raggedy wavy edge, and maybe a few scratches too!

    cheers
    :D Val

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  8. Tyson Rayles

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    Hmmm, looks like the fog finally burned off! :D
  9. McFortner

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    hey Val

    Maybe you should do a mini-tutorial on how to use photoshop and other programs to improve digital images. I know I could use the help....

    Michael
  10. Drew1125

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    That's pretty cool, Val! Looks like one of those old snap shots in one of my mom's albums! :)
    Guess I got a little carried away with the contrast/brightness control!:eek: :D :eek:
    Here's what the original looks like...

    (btw...I could use a few pointers on that Photoshop stuff too...)

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  11. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Lots of fun with a great photo. Remember when negatives were huge and cameras boxey?
  12. brakie

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    Charlie,I still like that foggy morning look..:D :D :D I think it looks real and highly believeable.. Cool! :D :D
  13. Tyson Rayles

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    The thing I always liked about this pic (b&w or color) is it looks like the real thing. I've been there and seen that place many times!
  14. CSX6638

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    Charlie
    That photo reminds me of a time when I was a youngster. A little sepia tone would put it right in the early 30,s. I think that truck was my Dad,s

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  15. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Thanks CSX6638! :)
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    Hi Charlie,
    Photoshop or Paintshop pro7 are great tools for photo touchup, I have added another truck and some people to the scene.
    If anyone does need any help with paint proggies, Myself Tyson Jon or Val will help out I am sure.


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    Re: hey Val

    Hi Michael,

    Photoshop is such a multi-faceted program that it would be difficult to devise a "mini" tutorial - where to start? what to cover? Perhaps if instead you were to ask specific questions, such as "how did you get that sepia tone?" I could be of more help to you.

    cheers
    :D Val