Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Before - and After

For a change, a little insight into the work of The Slide Guy.
Not every slide arrives in pristine condition, as you can see.
Scanning a slide can reveal a tantalising hint of the detail, and a quick play with saturations, curves, hues and colour balances can improve things.
 Unfortunately, there's a balance to be made. If this was the only slide showing JFK and Marilyn engaging in "Uganda  Discussions", then I'd spend a few hours teasing every detail out of the slide. (And the resulting image would look as fake as a Playboy Bunny.)

But that level of effort seems unlikely here.

Bonus - Japanese WW2 Pilot bombs America, and returns years later. The result...

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October 23rd, 1961

Looking thru'my slides for a subject for today, and this one almost slipped through to be a Weekend Wallpaper. But something intrigue...