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Faces of The Civil War Part II
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Jul 21, 2012 13:45:52   #
Raider Fan
 
On the advice of several commenters it was reccomended that I take off the aged look and stay with a sepia tone. So here goes. Please comment as you see fit any and all suggestions are welcome. I normally do not enhance most of my work so this is virgin territory for me!








 
Jul 21, 2012 14:33:47   #
dasloaf
 
I like the other ones better. these have no oomph to them
Jul 21, 2012 14:50:22   #
LKincaid
 
I like them better also. The last one is my favorite.
Jul 21, 2012 14:54:41   #
WildBill
 
Very nice. Great job
Jul 21, 2012 14:58:16   #
tilde531 (a regular here)
 
You'll find that everyone has an opinion and, as it relates to their personal experience of your work... their opinions are all valid. *wink*

I haven't seen the others, but I like these just fine!
The sepia tone adds some sense of age... maybe a little PP grain will make them feel a bit more weathered and authentic... but what's important is what YOU think of them, first and foremost!
Jul 21, 2012 15:33:55   #
Raider Fan
 
I tried to add some oomph by aging it some. Let me know what you think. I really like it looks almost like tintype. I look forward to your opinion.
Union Signal Officer

 
Jul 21, 2012 15:39:03   #
tilde531 (a regular here)
 
Raider Fan wrote:
I tried to add some oomph by aging it some. Let me know what you think. I really like it looks almost like tintype. I look forward to your opinion.

_____________________________

THIS I REALLY like!
VERY authentic-looking!
(And I know a specific group on Flickr dedicated to PRECISELY this kind of photography... you'd be in good company!)

Well rendered! :thumbup:
Jul 21, 2012 22:00:12   #
dasloaf
 
Now that is what I was thinking, awesome pic. Love it!
Jul 22, 2012 07:36:44   #
jim charron
 
Don't like the scratches, I feel the photo looks aged with the sepia as is, and its a great photo too, but didn't like the distraction of scratches.

Would realllly like to see the photo as is, without them.

Well done, thanks for showing.
Jul 22, 2012 12:31:27   #
Rich2236
 
Raider Fan wrote:
On the advice of several commenters it was reccomended that I take off the aged look and stay with a sepia tone. So here goes. Please comment as you see fit any and all suggestions are welcome. I normally do not enhance most of my work so this is virgin territory for me!


I would have liked to see a little more background to tell that these are the faces of the civil war reenactments. Like show a cannon or some soldiers in the background. Had it not been for the 1994 Northridge earthquake, i could have shown you what i believe would have enhanced your work. I lost over 50,000 slides and negatives to that quake. I was only 3 miles from the epicenter. And yes i do like the aging of the union officer very much. it looks like the real deal.
Jul 22, 2012 14:59:57   #
Raider Fan
 
Here is the unadulterated versions of this photo as you requested.
Union Signal Officer

 
Jul 22, 2012 15:52:15   #
liebgard
 
Isn't it funny; we spend lots of time discussing how to and then doing the editing out of scratches, etc. from our old photographs.
Jul 22, 2012 15:59:36   #
jim charron
 
Raider Fan wrote:
Here is the unadulterated versions of this photo as you requested.


that's great but in sepia, would definately look old.
I prefer this version. Great photo !! :thumbup:


Jul 22, 2012 23:03:59   #
dasloaf
 
I like it with the marks, ages it better look more realistic
Jul 22, 2012 23:29:46   #
rebride
 
The photo with the scratches really has the feel. There were some photographs from 1908 (??) posted here the other day. Could fit right in.
Could have fooled me.
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