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Back to the '40s

By TrevBatWCC  
Every year for a weekend in May in Haworth they have a 1940s weekend. I first went back in 2009, and thought another trip there was overdue, so went with a fellow Camera Club member on the Saturday of last weekend. The weather remained fine all day, though it was rather overcast, but I think this worked in our favour as, had it been a sunny day, the light would have been too harsh and contrasty. Thought it suited the sepia treatment - with a bit of soft focus thrown in too - but included the original colour version.

Techie stuff: see Exif
Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Photomatix Pro and Elements 6

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.

Trev Smile

Tags: Sepia Black and white Digitally manipulated Haworth 1940s weekend Portraits and people

Voters: AnneWorner, barbarahirst, PinkK and 42 more

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Comments


AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
27 May 2012 10:33AM
Excellent in both colour and mono Trev, but my favorite is your mono rendering.

Anne

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27 May 2012 10:34AM
V1 works so well .. Funny though I recognised the street straight away in colour
It must have been a fun day
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 10:35AM
Two great images, but i love what you have done in V1Grin
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
27 May 2012 10:36AM
The both versions work Trev, but must go for V1 this can be a timeless capture!

Regards

Trev.
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
27 May 2012 10:40AM
Timeless, indeed. I love them!SmileSmileSmile
gazlowe 4 8 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 10:41AM
like both
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 10:59AM
Two great images. I prefer V1 Its timeless
Jim
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 11:10AM
Has to be V1 for the sepia Trev
suits this one so perfectly and so beautifully captured of all three of them
Lillian
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 11:20AM
V1 certainly. Dunno why but I thought Haworth when I saw the thumbnail.
jon
RLF Plus
6 17 4 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 11:28AM
Both versions are superb.
Excellent photo & processing tooGrin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
27 May 2012 12:19PM
The original is excellent giving such a flavour of the times, but the toned version at V 1 does so even more, Trev.
Ronnie.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
27 May 2012 12:38PM
Excellent conversion, Trev, it captures the atmosphere of the (yester)day Smile

Dave
Adderwatcher 7 60 19 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 12:42PM
Wonderful processing in V1, fantastic looking image!
Scott
danielwaters 8 93 4 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 1:41PM
Excellent work. You've really captured the era.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 1:41PM
love the processing treatment and the picture is reflective of the period
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
27 May 2012 1:44PM
love the processing in v1.lesley
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 5:39PM
Actually Trev I like the colour version but I really think that a version half way between the two would capture the 1940's feel perfectly.
two superb images trev,love the presentation in v1,its 1940s weekend next week at ramsbottom.ray
1881 4 India
27 May 2012 8:35PM
SO great photograph.
Regards - SANJEEV
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1830 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 9:14PM
V2 for me, Trev, I think it comes to life. The soft focus in V1 isn't to my taste, but I do admire your processing skills.
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
27 May 2012 9:26PM
Fine work in both versions Trev, can't choose so I won't Wink I should like to attend this event, will have to make a note for next year!

Sarah *
moiral 6 12 Scotland
27 May 2012 10:08PM
A great shot Trev, but V1 wins hands down for me, think it has a really authentic feel to it. Moira
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
28 May 2012 12:57AM
Good be the mono here Trev,
for the period look !!
Good shot.
Mick.
Trev_B 9 151 68 England
28 May 2012 9:26PM
Both images work for me, but I do like your processing in V1.

Trev
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
30 May 2012 12:42PM
Both work for me Trevor
Regards Richard
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
31 May 2012 11:16AM
All excellent work Trev. but especially like your more processed versions which work so well with this style of image ..Phil
5 Jun 2012 12:13PM
What a fantastic result.

David

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