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Old Jul 4, 2007, 1:20 PM   #1
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I love this old truck. It's resting on some property in a nearby canyon. I decided to frame it with a vignetting effect. I did the same for another old truck that recently showed up on the same property.
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Old Truck #1 B&W
Old Truck #2 Sepia tone

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Old Jul 4, 2007, 1:33 PM   #2
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howzit smac-

I love those shots. It's almost as if "sephia" was an effect created for old automobiles that are resting in grassy fields. The two go really well together. The composition in the 2nd shot is great - I like how the truck kinda quarters away - almost as if this old timer is still striking a showroom pose :-).

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Old Jul 4, 2007, 2:09 PM   #3
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Very nice. Now, can you tell your technique for doing these conversions? Thanks.

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Old Jul 4, 2007, 3:24 PM   #4
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Thanks Hawaii Built and Cal,

All I did to convert these photos was to use the effects palette in iPhotos edit menu and then adjusted the contrast and exposure to get the look I wanted.
Nothing fancy, I am still saving up for the latest Photoshop CS. I could have used PS Elemnets 4.0 but decided to see what I could do with iPhoto. I use a Mac and find it does a pretty good job without much fuss.
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Below are the color versions of both photos for comparison.

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Old Jul 4, 2007, 10:22 PM   #5
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Wow, these are true works of digital art. The originals are fantastic, too. Great work!
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Old Jul 5, 2007, 1:10 AM   #6
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Thanks Toshi,
I really appreciate the compliment.
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Old Jul 5, 2007, 9:30 AM   #7
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nice pic.smac.Feel of the priod is there
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