Aging photograph

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  1. Scott WRG Editor

    Scott WRG Editor King of Smoothness

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    Trying to make this look like a WWII-Korean War era photo, opinions, suggestions?

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  2. mentos_007

    mentos_007 The Freshmaker!

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    the effect is cool but the only thing thatbothers me is the font of the notice :p I'm sure that during WWII this kind of font was not used :D
     
  3. Scott WRG Editor

    Scott WRG Editor King of Smoothness

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    This is a new photo but the text is taken from a WWII era photo, I haven't been able to find an exact font match yet.

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    elsaspet TPF Noob!

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    I like it. It definately looks "old". Cool photo.
     
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    terri Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    You take the picture with film, and then let me make a bromoil print from it. That'll give ya what you're looking for. :mrgreen:
     
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    jstuedle No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Good job Scott. And a nice F4-U Corsair
     
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    Scott WRG Editor King of Smoothness

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    This is a photo by a friend that I "aged" and "modified"

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    What do you think?

    There is only one aircraft, I cloned it and modified the image to protray a second aircraft from the same squadron. Does the effect work?
     
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    jstuedle No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Yes, outstanding Scott. Truly impressive, I almost get a chill thinking about those old birds flying again. Beautiful.
     
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    I think you've nailed the "aging process". I don't care for the first one though, too much grain and not enough contrast. The other two are awesome, though, and look totally authentic!
     
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    A tad of sepia and a few scratches is always a good affect.
     

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