Cropped; converted to sepia; used contrast masking; and added noise to give a grain effect.
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manny (21833) 2003-11-21 5:06
Very very classic. the choice of sepia is very apt and the composition is wonderful. The pebbles though are a bit bright and distracting but overall, this is still a very beautiful picture.
orme (7213) 2003-11-21 5:10
Wonderful shot. Great use of sepia; it really ages the photo. Well done.
olli (2091) 2003-11-21 5:18
Great subject, composition, framing and PS work. I like alot that old feeling in the shot you have created... Excellent work, martin.
jrj (34841) 2003-11-21 5:36
Interesting post work makes the pic. looks like a photo from ancient times. Well done.
avigur_11 (22033) 2003-11-21 5:53
It's great, Martin. date submitted could be also 21 nov 1893. wonderful sepia tones, good framing, excellent subject.
henrye (3500) 2003-11-21 6:34
The sepia works well here, as well as the grain and noise. I also like the composition. Well done!
Edwin (188) 2003-11-21 10:06
The old man and his occupation fits perfectly with your choice of sepia and grain (and visa versa :-)
Very well framed and interesting motive asl well Martin!
Find the brightness in the bottom too distracting though, nevertheless a great portrait of this lovely bearded man.
Clochette (8076) 2003-11-21 18:05
Wonderful composition. And you made a good work on this photo which seems to come from my grandpa's attic.
cdewet (0) 2003-11-22 6:39
The posture of the man, the lead-in created by the road, his position in the frame, the sepia colour, the fence and the lane of trees all create a stunning composition - it looks like a relic from the previous century - I just love it!
clodreno (0) 2003-12-01 3:57
This is a shot I like, it seems that it's coming from another time. I don't know where it was taken or when , but it's wonderful. It's so peaceful.
dob_31 (0) 2003-12-31 18:16
Nice scene, what you did to this shot (sepia, noise...) gives wonderfukl results. Well done!
natwald (0) 2006-07-25 6:17
There's a man who's lived!
Where in Cumbria?
I moved to Cumbria 3 years after this photo was taken, yet this looks as if it was taken in the 30's!