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By rayme330
Taken at the American Civil War Weekend at the Avoncroft Museum in Bromsgrove. He is dressed as a sniper in a Union army regiment, and sported a very nice example of a Sharps rifle
which he loaded and fired but the 'bang' was so loud that even though I was ready for it, the camera shook and ruined the shots.Blush

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white US Civil War

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18 Apr 2013 8:58PM
A great image, Ray!
It's been a long time since I last visited Avoncroft!
Another one for this year - blimey, the diary's getting full!

Richard(formerly known as D i c k!!)Wink

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18 Apr 2013 9:28PM
Very realistic. Great shot!!!
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
18 Apr 2013 9:55PM
Like the processing, Ray, fits the age well.

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
18 Apr 2013 10:12PM
fine treatment Smile
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
19 Apr 2013 5:08AM
Excellent photo Ray ! I like the sepia treatment and the write up GrinGrinGrinGrin
derrymaine 5 17 Greece
19 Apr 2013 6:30AM
very effective processing and a great shot
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2013 7:07AM
Nice Job Ray like the toning .
Ray42 10 3 England
19 Apr 2013 7:33AM
Great shot - like the processing
platzy 5 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2013 8:45AM
You have captured that mid 18th century look perfectly Ray could have come straight out of a of an old Eastman camera, superb image mate.
19 Apr 2013 9:49AM
out of the distant past good processing Ray now as for the excuse well at least its different TongueWink

19 Apr 2013 11:20AM
Superb process Ray!!! I like it.
johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2013 6:51PM
Well processed the colour ads mood to the image.

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