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He used to be Bruce Forsyth, you know...

By TrevBatWCC    
Well, I thought the chap on the right looked like Bruce Forsyth, anyway! Another from the 1940s weekend in Haworth, and a bit of digital jiggery-pokery. As the subjects 'are from the 1940s' but in a 2012 setting, combined the two periods by converting the subjects to mono, and retaining colour in the background. V2 is the original as shot.
Hope you're all having a great Jubilee celebrations weekend, despite the weather! Grin

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: Digitally manipulated Haworth 1940s weekend Portraits and people

Voters: Paul1, CarolG, RonnieAG and 34 more

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
4 Jun 2012 10:55AM
He certainly looks like good old Brucie, and the other guy reminds me of James Robertson Justice! Well spotted and captured. Carol

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
4 Jun 2012 10:57AM
The selective mono conversion works for me, Trev: very well done. From their expressions, I wonder what they were discussing.
Ronnie.
4 Jun 2012 11:13AM
V1 for me Trev, excellent point of focus with background defocused just enough so you can still tell there's celebrations going on.

Regards

Trev.
mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
4 Jun 2012 12:41PM
Yes,good old Brucie Trev.
Still doing a bit of the soft shoe shuffle at his grand age.
Mind you,having a wife a good few years younger than you
must keep you on your toes !!
Good shot.
Mick.
4 Jun 2012 12:48PM
Good portraiture of these two honorables. Well taken and great work,
Johanna
cassiecat Plus
7 39 46 England
4 Jun 2012 1:01PM
wonder about a version with the men and the main bunting in colour with the bg and modern folk in mono.lesley
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
4 Jun 2012 1:13PM
It is indeed Brucie, Trev. Not always a fan of selective colour, but it does seem to work here. V1 being preferred by me.

Malc
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 1:43PM

Quote:Wonder about a version with the men and the main bunting in colour with the bg and modern folk in mono.lesley

Sounds a good idea
Well captured Trev
Helen
sable Plus
7 9 7 England
4 Jun 2012 1:52PM
Great shot - excellent peice of editing and he also has the look of Ian Botham to me xx
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
4 Jun 2012 3:25PM
Colour one for me today Trev. They stand out nicely from the b/g in both.
Chris
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
4 Jun 2012 7:15PM
I was going for Ian Botham as well... and the other guy has touches of John Sergeant. v1 is very effective but they're both very reminiscent of the age.

Dave
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 7:19PM
Great shot Trev, but I am going for V2 this time
Lillian
4 Jun 2012 7:22PM
A great shot and I love V1. Good game, good game TongueGrin. He does have a wee bit of a Brucie look. Moira
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 9:19PM
the man on the right does look like Brucie but he is a little broader in the face - great shot and mono suits this well
5 Jun 2012 8:52AM
Very Yorkshire, to theses eyes. But I suppose, pick a county, so this is very period. Rather nicely done.
jon
Great capture Trev - well done !

Chris
super fine set Trev, really like V2
Tammy
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2012 7:06AM
Clever stuff Trev, such an interesting idea to invert the usual colour popping. I like V2 though.

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