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Old Mar 11, 2012, 2:18 PM   #1
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Default Lower point of view - Civil War

Went to a re-enactment in '09 here in HB. On this shot I got down on ground level and shot upward toward these advancing Union troops. Two versions to show you. Here's the first:
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 2:20 PM   #2
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That's not mist in the background. Rather, it is smoke from the canons being fired. C&C welcome.
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The tones in #2 seem more period correct without being harsh. And is it me or does the second guy from the left look like Kevin Costner?
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Neat shot. I think the second one looks more like a faded photograph, though my monitor makes the colors look a bit more saturated than I would expect of an old photograph. But I really like the first one, too, it's just quite different from the second one.
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I think this shot would look great converted to sepia. The sepia treatment would help reinforce what the reenactment represents.

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Both are great - I think calr is right, a sepia would be dynamite.
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OK, sepia it is then.
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Looks great, Walter.

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I think the Sepia treatment and the wider crop work real well with the scene.
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Old Mar 12, 2012, 9:22 PM   #10
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Walter, I agree with the concensus, the stretched sepia is defninitely the way to go.
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