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Old Dec 14, 2006, 2:47 PM   #1
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I stumbled upon an old manual railroad interlocking tower in a small northwest Indiana town. These are disappearing fast as most railroad switching is performed by computer, so I'm glad I had my camera with me.

Does the B&W work well for this photo?

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Old Dec 15, 2006, 6:42 PM   #2
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I think it works well.

the photo looks a little overexposed however, you might want to darken it down.

Maybe apply a SEPIA filter as well.

Then print the photo, add some scratches and dust to it, scan it and reprint it and it will look like a real old photo!
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Old Dec 15, 2006, 6:43 PM   #3
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I think it works well.

the photo looks a little overexposed however, you might want to darken it down.

Maybe apply a SEPIA filter as well.

Then print the photo, add some scratches and dust to it, scan it and reprint it and it will look like a real old photo!
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Old Dec 15, 2006, 10:29 PM   #4
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I think it's perfect for this photo it gives it the feel of being from a different time.
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What a great old building, i agree with Terry about exposure and toning i hope you don't mind buti have made a quick crude attempt at making the image seem older without losing too much detail. regards Graham
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Old Dec 16, 2006, 5:12 PM   #6
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Don't mind the alterations at all! A little lens flare and some shading in the sky to make the image look older seems to work well.

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