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Old April 15, 2012, 08:33 PM   #1
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Old April 16, 2012, 09:50 AM   #2
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mucho thanks for posting, nice photos. Very nice uniforms, did not know they had color photos back in the 1770s thought it was all black & white back then
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Old April 16, 2012, 11:52 AM   #3
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About like this?
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Old April 16, 2012, 04:23 PM   #4
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They had color..............................PAINT, no cameras.
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Old April 16, 2012, 05:37 PM   #5
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Well I have to be honest here that darn Black & white photo has a classy look to it. It almost looks real.. The color shots were beautiful and vibrant, But I guess old photos do not look "real" till they are in Black & White.. I even like the slight blur on the soldiers who are setting on the rock wall, ads a level of realism..
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Old April 17, 2012, 06:18 AM   #6
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The 'black and white' version looks authentic because it isn't really black and white. It's actually a brown tone sepia image like the early silver plate negatives produced. Subtle but important difference. And easy to do with today's software - Photoshop is your friend.
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Old April 17, 2012, 07:40 AM   #7
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I haven't commented on this yet....

....because every time I look at the two posts, the tears well up and soak my keyboard.


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Old April 17, 2012, 01:05 PM   #8
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Beautiful!

I gotta wonder if there is a tiny piece of felt in the contact points where they have those fine longarms leaned up against each other. I would have to have something; those are some fine longarms.
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