1875 Encyclopedia's Surprise Gift

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  1. MommyOf4Boys

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    While playing a challenge game here, one catagory being "books", I pulled out my old 1875 Encyclopedia's and photographed them. I decided to open one to take a photo of it and there was this maple leaf pressed inside of it. I do not know the age of this leaf, but my neighbor who was 95 yrs old at the time, gave me these books 5 years ago. I just thought this was soooo cool, so I wanted to share:

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    BY REQUEST, HERE IS ONE IN SEPIA:
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    That is really cool!

    200 year old leaf! woot :mrgreen:
     
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    Those are cool :D
    Keep shootin'
     
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    That's great Sara! I would suggest a plain black border though, but that's just me. Also, have you tried sepia?
     
  5. MommyOf4Boys

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    Nope, but I can! lol
     
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    Critique, huh?
    Well fine then: Use a higer F number so the entire leaf is in focus, and add a bit of contrast and sharpening in PS. Critique over. :mrgreen:
     
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    Oooh yeah! Would look good with a sepia cast to it!

    I actually quite like the border! :thumbup:
     
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    Sepia page looks much better! :thumbup:

    Could do with a plain black or white border now though! :D :blushing:
     
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    I like this one.
     
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    The sepia tone and black border look great! Nice surprise finding the leaf. Definitely a story there....

    Great work. :)
     
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    I like the sepia image the best. Looks cool.
     

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