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Nothing can beat the effect of film grain on a Black and White image. It coverts the photograph into a timeless piece of art. Film had a distinct advantage over digital when it came to grain, as digital noise didnt give the same effect. But with advanced image-editing softwares and plug-ins its possible to replicate the effect.
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Monday, 9th February, 2009 (GMT)
Monday, 16th February, 2009 – Sunday, 22nd February, 2009 (GMT)
Monday, 23rd February, 2009 – Sunday, 1st March, 2009 (GMT)
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This is based on an article I read in Popular Photography about making pictures look old.
|Submitted:||Tuesday, 17th February, 2009 08:24 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Tuesday, 17th February, 2009|
|Focal length:||28 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/8000 sec|
|Notes:||Taken with a polarizer to cut down on ambient light, tripod mounted. I changed it to monochrome in CS4, then added some extra noise.|
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|Keyboard Corner by SilvanBromide|
from Show Us KEYBOARDS!
|Moss Point Blue by Gary Zuercher|
from The blues.
|Ljubljana by SSonic|
from Streets #6: Streets in Monochrome
|Music written in landscape by Schjeldal|
from Abstract Photo - Landscape
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