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Bunbeg hulk

By joolsb  
I've just had 19 of my all-time favourite film images drum-scanned. For those who don't know, drum-scanning is the 'gold standard' when it comes to digitising film. The level of detail and colour-fidelity achievable just can't be beaten.

Anyway, it was a good opportunity to take a second look at the processing of some old favourites, starting with the oldest image that I can still look at with some degree of pride (yes, I cloned out the fallen mast. Naughty, I know... Wink).

For comparison, here's my horribly over-processed previous effort (what was I thinking??)

Tags: Transport Landscape and travel

Voters: CathyI, LynneJoyce, woolybill1 and 35 more

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2012 9:49AM
I much prefer this one, it's lovely.

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watsonle 10 9 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2012 9:53AM
I definitely prefer this one - a great shot.
exposure Plus
14 5.8k England
26 Feb 2012 9:54AM
Brilliant detail & Image.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2012 9:57AM
Much subtler, and sadder, lonelier.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
26 Feb 2012 10:08AM
And you got a HC and 62 votes on the previous!! What were we thinking TongueGrinGrin

Beautifully done.

iancatch 11 4 45 England
26 Feb 2012 10:25AM
Nice Perspective

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
26 Feb 2012 11:58AM
Can see the improvement indeed Jools, still an excellent image.
phil62 7 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2012 12:22PM
Hi julian great shot Smile
I uploaded a more recent shotof the boat this morning , its deteriorated quite a bit

ChrisOs Plus
13 2 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 11:36AM
Well, you've got an RC on this version too. We're all learning all the time, or we might as well give up. The drum scan has certainly done the job, plus a rather more restrained bit of processing. I think the missing mast is a great improvement too. A great dawn shot.

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