Free image correction and retouching, my contribution to BLF

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Kodachrome40 wrote:
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Ooh, can you enhance images like on CSI? Based on some pics from google maps, you could tell me who my real father is! ;P http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/CSI_17e2b5_893333.jpg
Lol, I enjoyed that link. Here is the extreme opposite: click on image Here is another one. "Link":http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/find/newsLetter/Mother-of-All-L-Lenses.jsp...

Sheesh, sell the farm,

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ULTRA RARE NIKON 6MM Ai-S NIKKOR F2.8 HOLY GRAIL FISHEYE SOME HAVE SOLD FOR OVER $200K SEARCH 56 watching Fisheye-Nikkor 6mm f/2.8s You are looking at one of the most gorgeous looking lens in 35mm SLR photography - a lens that can actually see behind itself ! 18d 6h 3m left $49,500.00
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ULTRA-RARE-NIKON-6MM-Ai-S-NIKKOR-F2-8-HOLY-GRAIL...

And then there is this,

Weight : 5,200g

Dimensions: 236mm dia. x 171mm long (overall); 160mm extension from lens flange.

That is about $10,000 a Kg Shocked

You would have to be built like Arnie in his heyday to use it.

Cheers David

Nothing to see here folks, move along...

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Meanwhile, the rest of the world uses multiple cameras aimed out from a single point, and stitches the images together digitally to produce a result of significantly higher quality than any single lens can produce.

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ULTRA RARE NIKON 6MM Ai-S NIKKOR F2.8 HOLY GRAIL FISHEYE SOME HAVE SOLD FOR OVER $200K SEARCH 56 watching Fisheye-Nikkor 6mm f/2.8s You are looking at one of the most gorgeous looking lens in 35mm SLR photography – a lens that can actually see behind itself ! 18d 6h 3m left $49,500.00
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ULTRA-RARE-NIKON-6MM-Ai-S-NIKKOR-F2-8-HOLY-GRAIL-FISHEYE-/370998949689

And then there is this,

Weight : 5,200g

Dimensions: 236mm dia. x 171mm long (overall); 160mm extension from lens flange.

That is about $10,000 a Kg Shocked

You would have to be built like Arnie in his heyday to use it.

Cheers David


i would like to see sample pics taken with that lens

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Can you remove something from an image. For eg. There is a picture of my Mother and Father in one of there old cars that has a modern car in the background. Could this be removed? You would probably have to see the picture yes?

You can see the modern cars to the very left of the picture. I have reduced the size of the picture here for the forum.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

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You can see the modern cars to the very left of the picture. I have reduced the size of the picture here for the forum.

What? I don’t see any modern cars…

[rubs eyes]

I must be more tired than I thought; maybe I should go to bed.

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Orsm. What happened to the Draught horses? They been smoking dope again?
Edit. Ya better give me a lesson. Who wants to mod the original?

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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ToyKeeper wrote:
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You can see the modern cars to the very left of the picture. I have reduced the size of the picture here for the forum.

What? I don’t see any modern cars…

[rubs eyes]

I must be more tired than I thought; maybe I should go to bed.


the curvature of the road is also different, and the colour of the car is totally incorrect for the era, every automotive enthusiast knows Henry Ford said “any colour is fine as long as its neon green”

The Journal of Alternative Facts

"It is critical that there is a credible academic source for the growing and important discipline of Alternative Facts. This field of study will just keep winning, and we knew that all the best people would want to be on board. There is a real risk in the world today that people might be getting their information about science from actual scientists."

 

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Meanwhile, the rest of the world uses multiple cameras aimed out from a single point, and stitches the images together digitally to produce a result of significantly higher quality than any single lens can produce.

At the time these lenses where produced, digital photography for all practical purposes didn’t exist. Let alone stitching software. Today we are so spoiled with all this inexpensive technology.
The 220 degrees photographs are stunning including all the distortion and chromatic aberrations. I’ll see if I can find some.
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MRsDNF wrote:
Can you remove something from an image. For eg. There is a picture of my Mother and Father in one of there old cars that has a modern car in the background. Could this be removed? You would probably have to see the picture yes?

You can see the modern cars to the very left of the picture. I have reduced the size of the picture here for the forum.

I can totally to this!
Please send me a link to the highest res file you have and I’ll get it done. Smile

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The car is a Maxwell. Not a Henry Ford product. Smile Thanks Kodachrome 40.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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Would you like to make it look like an old picture?
How did you go about getting this one? Did you take a picture with your G15? That’s how I digitalize an old photo, take a nice clean close-up with the Canon.
Anyway, would be more than happy to fix that up for you.

From the small pic, a few choices…


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The picture was taken by one of the car club members just snapping away and thought dad might like it. I think its a shame the mirror is in the way but then it may be a blessing in disguise. Wink

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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Could remove the mirror and have him smiling with his shades on. Smile Of course, if they’d put the steering wheel on the correct side, you wouldn’t have that issue…

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removing the mirror, thats a professional retouching job! (it can probably be done with some other pictures of your father to clone from)

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it’s just a couple of bolts and it comes right off! Smile

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I´m sending you a PM with two pictures of my parents i´d love to have in better condition.They were scanned with my crappy scanner, i don’t know if they are OK to fix

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it’s just a couple of bolts and it comes right off! Smile

yes, now you mention it, i see, it´s an easy job… piece of cake!

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Orsm. What happened to the Draught horses? They been smoking dope again?

the curvature of the road is also different, and the colour of the car is totally incorrect for the era, every automotive enthusiast knows Henry Ford said “any colour is fine as long as its neon green”

I think its a shame the mirror is in the way but then it may be a blessing in disguise.

Okay, sorry about that. My bad. I fixed the image according to everyone’s feedback.
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You are a bunch of funny buggers. I’ll give the old man a laugh and link him here. He’ll be amazed as well as I am for what you can do. Sorry if the thread has been just slightly derailed but I’ve had a good laugh. :bigsmile:

 

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doesn’t it need some slicks in the back, flames coming off the front fenders, and maybe just one more mirror? The new cars to the left need spoked wheels too, and an Ooogah horn on the fender.

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flames! yes, please!

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totilde wrote:
I´m sending you a PM with two pictures of my parents i´d love to have in better condition.They were scanned with my crappy scanner, i don’t know if they are OK to fix

PM received, working on you images. Glasses

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Mum loves the green car. Its her favourite colour. They both had a good laugh. I have also found out it is a 1934 Maxwell. Beer

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

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MRsDNF wrote:
Mum loves the green car. Its her favourite colour. They both had a good laugh. I have also found out it is a 1934 Maxwell. Beer

I knew Henry Ford was on to something :bigsmile:

I think it would also look good in plaid

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No plaid, but a bit of chrome on the blown engine?

Are you sure he never ran it into a 32 Ford? Maybe a little front end work at some time?

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He does have a F truck from around that era. I’ll have to get some decent pictures one day. Hes got around 20 vehicles in his collection.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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Kodachrome40 wrote:
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Ooh, can you enhance images like on CSI? Based on some pics from google maps, you could tell me who my real father is! ;P

http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/CSI_17e2b5_893333.jpg

Lol, I enjoyed that link. Here is the extreme opposite: click on image

Here is another one. Link

Quote: “At 36lbs, 33” long and 9” wide at the front element, calling this lens a ‘tele’ is like calling King Kong a monkey.”

If you can’t blind them with your brilliance, baffle them with your bullcrap.

The real currency in the world is not money, it’s trust.

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I finished working on images for two members. PMs sent. Pictures were of private and family nature so I can’t use them as samples of my work.

I’ll look into working on some images to post as samples.

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I got to see the 6mm Nikkor fisheye lens in person. I knew a highly regarded industrial photographer with professional links to Kodak, Nikon and a stock agency who was able to secure one for a short while. Shows you how rare and expensive this lens was and what level of connection it took to get your hands on one. Certainly was a sight to see.

Here is a link to an article and a youtube video of this lens.

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DBCstm wrote:
No plaid, but a bit of chrome on the blown engine?


Nice. I didn’t try to do anything which would take more than a few minutes. That looks pretty well-done though. Smile
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Didn’t spend much time on it either, the 32 Ford was at a different angle, made it a bit tough. If I’d kept the Maxwell radiator there wouldn’t have been much engine showing, so I went with the Ford front end and lights. Smile Started to put some big tires in back as well, lol Maybe I should have overlaid plaid onto the red paint? Silly Paisley?

Don’t remember ever seeing a plaid hot rod before…

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DBCstm wrote:

Don’t remember ever seeing a plaid hot rod before…

!{width:62%}http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5482/12596820465_b414ce9151_b.jpg!

there is a first for everything, especially when photoshop is involved.

the more I think about it, the more I think it is suited to driving on the scottish moore, on the way to a golf tournament.

If you can’t blind them with your brilliance, baffle them with your bullcrap.

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