Vintage warbirds in 1024x768

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  1. evangilder

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    I have been playing around with Photoshop on some older, and newer images to create a vintage look with sepia. I thought I would put them up for your folks to enjoy as well.
     

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    Other than being a little big, they look real good, Eric. The gray-scale
    brings out more detail, I think.. Good Job...

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    Thanks Charles. I tried to make them the normally smaller size I use, but I had a request for these, and I like that the details stand out better at this resolution.
     
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    Nice work Eric.
     
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    Great work Eric.

    Nothing more beautiful than a warbird.....

    "Other than you Roberta" (wife just walked into the room) :oops:

    TO
     
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    I am a big fan of B&W. I thought Sepia had more of a brown tone. I love the first two shots. Prop plans look better in B&W.

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    Great stuff eric it does seem to stand out at ya in b/w
     
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    I vary my level of sepia depending on the mood of the shot. Here is my next installment.
     

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    Great shots. Love the polished aluminum look on that Invader. Gotta be noisy as hell inside those twins, big engines close to the cockpit.
     
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    Hi Eric, You wouldnt happen to have the B-17 Aluminum Overcast or the Liberty Belle in black and white would you?
     
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    Not yet. I missed AO when it was here a few years ago and bellied in at Van Nuys. It will be coming back in April here. Whether I get to go see it or not is kinda up in the air as I have a "special event" to shoot while it is here. I can't divulge any details at this point, but it will be cool. Whether it is cool, or REALLY cool remains to be seen. ;)
     
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    That's cool, good luck with your special event. I'm thinking of trying to do some black and white photo's this year at the EAA. My mom has some very old camera's for decoration that I'm thinking of borrowing and trying to use if I can find film for them. Cant remember off hand models but will know more this coming weekend as I am going home for 4 days.
     
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    As much as I like the old cameras, I will stick with the Nikon and photoshop. Not having to setup a dark room and worry about the chemicals is a big plus for me.
     
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    Yeah that is the same with me Eric. Good stuff - it looks pretty much like it was done in b/w/sepia anyway and it take less time to do and they are already digital.
     
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    Great stuff Eric!
     
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    Love the Invader shot mate!
     
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    Cheer, Wildcat!

    Here are a few more, including a rare Stampe et Renard SV-4C (rare in the US anyway). And the cub isn't technically a warbird, there were some that were.
     

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    Shots are real beauties. Clean. Thanks for posting.
     
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    The A-26 and B-25 are hot.

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    Nice work Eric....
     
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