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Old January 25 2009, 11:58 PM   #1
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Old Photo, BSG-Style

Okay, I know that usually, art goes in the art forum, but this is distinctly BSG-themed, so I thought you'd appreciate it more here, but if a Mod wants to move it, please do so.

I wanted to try my hand at making an old sepia-toned photo, in nuBSG style, like an old photo from the pioneer era, of people with massive families, wearing their Sunday finest, and wearing serious looks.

So, I found an old pioneer-era photo, that was pretty light, upped the sepia-tone look to it, added a very slight blur, just to smooth it out, and put the final BSG touch on it. Hope you enjoy.



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Old January 26 2009, 09:40 PM   #2
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Re: Old Photo, BSG-Style

Sorry but I don't get it...could this be the before photo?

...is it just me?
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Old January 26 2009, 09:41 PM   #3
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Re: Old Photo, BSG-Style

I think he's referring to the missing corners?
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Old January 26 2009, 09:45 PM   #4
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Re: Old Photo, BSG-Style

Except that archived photos like this often have the corners covered anyway.
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Old January 26 2009, 09:51 PM   #5
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Re: Old Photo, BSG-Style

Yeah, I'm not sure I get it either. Aside from the missing corners, I don't know what makes this a "BSG-style" photo.

I've seen more than enough photos while watching BSG that weren't sepia.
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Old January 28 2009, 03:11 PM   #6
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Just out of curiosity, do you know what year this photo was taken?
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Old January 31 2009, 05:46 AM   #7
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Are they all cylons or just the ones staring vacantly off into space?
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Old January 31 2009, 06:02 AM   #8
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Wow you cut the corners off an old picture thanks for sharing that with the internet.
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Old January 31 2009, 06:05 AM   #9
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BolianAdmiral wrote: View Post
Okay, I know that usually, art goes in the art forum, but this is distinctly BSG-themed, so I thought you'd appreciate it more here, but if a Mod wants to move it, please do so.

I wanted to try my hand at making an old sepia-toned photo, in nuBSG style, like an old photo from the pioneer era, of people with massive families, wearing their Sunday finest, and wearing serious looks.

So, I found an old pioneer-era photo, that was pretty light, upped the sepia-tone look to it, added a very slight blur, just to smooth it out, and put the final BSG touch on it. Hope you enjoy.



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Old January 31 2009, 08:14 AM   #10
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A hack job, but you get the joke:



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Old February 1 2009, 12:45 AM   #11
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Old February 1 2009, 02:49 PM   #12
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I never understood these old photos. Were they always specifically asked to NOT look into the lens?
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Old February 1 2009, 03:01 PM   #13
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^ And yet the baby and the little girl do exactly that.
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Old February 1 2009, 07:38 PM   #14
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^ And yet the baby and the little girl do exactly that.
They're younger and more "up with the times".
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Old February 1 2009, 10:26 PM   #15
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Wow you cut the corners off an old picture thanks for sharing that with the internet.
Seriously. WTF?

Would you BSG fans like to see a picture of my cat next?
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