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The Three of Us

By TrevBatWCC    
And now for something completely different - really raking the archives here! I've scanned many old prints, both in black & white and colour. This image was taken about 63 or 64 years ago by my dad, with his Box Brownie camera. That's me on the left, mum on the right, and our lovely Alsatian, the star of the show, up front. Don't think they'd invented colour photography then! So, have coloured the original black and white using Pixbim software. The version is the original image.
The image quality hasn't turned out too bad considering the original print size was only 3" x 2" and taken with a Box Brownie! 😃

Many thanks to Sylvia (Sylviwhalley), Kate (Irishkate), Andrew (AJG) and Ian (dales) for their User Awards on my previous upload, Teasel do nicely... , most appreciated 🏆👍

B&W print scanned and tweaked in Photoshop Elements 2020, colour conversion in Pixbim ColorSurprise AI.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😃👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Animal Digital manipulation General People Black and white colour conversion

Voters: mike9005, cooky, banehawi and 45 more

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16 May 2021 12:33PM
Lovely memories, Trev.

cooky Plus
17 6 4 United Kingdom
16 May 2021 12:42PM
Beautiful memories and took me back too Trev. Lump in throat time... Family images were often taken on the doorstep or in the front garden. We didn't have flash so outdoors was the option! My Dad had a Box Brownie too.

You have done a really sympathetic colour tone too.

Have a lovely day Trev.

banehawi Plus
17 2.5k 4247 Canada
16 May 2021 12:50PM
What a great shot to have. Colour looks good.
glyndwr 14 97 10 Wales
16 May 2021 12:55PM
I recognised Trev immediately.
Nice work Trev.

cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
16 May 2021 12:59PM
A treasure, Trev. I remember having to wear shorts and long socks to school until I was 14!!

How cool was that? 😂😂😂
16 May 2021 12:59PM
How well you have done this with a photo over 60 years old and taken with a Box Brownie too. Treasured memories Trev and I like how you have applied the colour.

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
16 May 2021 1:11PM
Wonderful image Trev, nicely restored... I thought that was you !!
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2423 United Kingdom
16 May 2021 1:13PM
The child is father of the man... Still totally recognisbale as you.
16 May 2021 1:33PM
Nice one Trev, you haven't changed a bit.You certainly are a master at your craft, nice work as always.
16 May 2021 1:38PM
Glorious! 😀 🏆
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
16 May 2021 1:49PM
You did an amazing job of putting colour into this b&w. Your dog was beautiful and you haven't changed much.
DeSilver Plus
13 14 12 England
16 May 2021 1:55PM
Lovely memories. Smile
A wonderful job of coloring to. The colour looks quite true to life.

dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
16 May 2021 1:58PM
Great restoring to color.. wonderful memory to cherish
16 May 2021 2:21PM
Good memories, very well coloured. Problem with colour prints from that time is that they faded very quickly! Not bad quality from a box brownie. I've got one in the cupboard...
16 May 2021 2:24PM
That is wonderful processing to get the colour so well, Trev. Recognised you, thought at first it was your sister not your mum. Lovely Alsatian! Out of awards today but will be back. Well done! 🙂

Dave 🐈🙂
Minty805 Plus
4 42 9 United Kingdom
16 May 2021 2:57PM
All been said, but wonderful memory, and the colouring is very professional.
16 May 2021 3:35PM
Really great treatment Trev, wonderful work. 👍👍
16 May 2021 3:51PM
I remember the school photos back then, black and white and cost 5 bob for the set
SlowSong Plus
12 9.7k 30 England
16 May 2021 4:02PM
That's a great job of colouration, and I could definitely have recognised you from this. Lovely dog too. Smile
saltireblue Plus
11 11.9k 75 Norway
16 May 2021 4:25PM
Bow-tie with shorts? Very sartorial...
JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
16 May 2021 4:57PM
A delightful shot and well coloured Trev.
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
16 May 2021 9:09PM
You've hardly changed. A really interesting image.

Good work.
jacomes Plus
6 28 38 Portugal
17 May 2021 7:34AM
Nice old family photo, Trev. and well coloured (I'm not a fan of colouring old B&W photos, but tis is good).
I remember wearing sandals like that (Clarks always)
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
17 May 2021 10:16AM
nicely restored
17 May 2021 12:22PM
Great work on this old image, love it.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
17 May 2021 1:38PM
Beautifully worked Trev.
17 May 2021 2:38PM
a fine shot and treatment and a memory to be treasured
CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
17 May 2021 4:03PM
A treasured memory I suspect.
18 May 2021 7:43PM
What a lovely memory Trev to be treasured well done...Lin

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