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This is a picture I took 14 years ago of my wife's grandmother. It was for a portfolio of black and white pictures I used for a City & Guilds qualification I was trying to achieve. The picture was titled "In Reflection" which is why I thought it would be apt to upload it. The picture was taken in my pre-digital days so the quality of the scan might hold it back a little. Hope you like it.
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Oct 10 2012 17:41 GMT Petermosull
This is an excellant reportage/social documentory image and of course a great reflectionthursday entry.
I don't know what kind of scanner or software you used to digitise your image, but if it helps, I find it best to scan black and white images with the scanner settings on colour image. This gives you a full RGB digital file which allows for greater control with the edit, esp. for contrast and tone. I am a long term fan of Ansell Adams and his belief that every B & W image should contain every tone from pure black to pure white, with all the greys falling into place to create the best tonal content. You will aleay's be able to achieve this with RGB files converted using Photoshops Black & White adjustment tool.
Oct 10 2012 18:43 GMT sini
Great image and reflection!:)
Oct 10 2012 19:00 GMT senna3
Wonderful memory image with beautiful reflections, a very expressive photo!
Oct 10 2012 19:51 GMT saffi9
super work i hope you passed your exams
Oct 10 2012 20:15 GMT Squirrel PRO
Beautiful b&w photo and entry................................................................
Oct 10 2012 20:30 GMT Pea2007
Wonderful work and reflections.
Oct 10 2012 20:46 GMT wijnie58
WOW Beautiful memories image, Rob..:-))
Oct 10 2012 21:15 GMT Icandoit
Fantastic reflection entry!
Oct 10 2012 21:47 GMT MargNZ
A charming entry with nice memories :)
Oct 11 2012 02:57 GMT jomoud PRO
Terrific reflection entry!!!
Oct 11 2012 04:49 GMT Annamaria
Its a great image with nice reflections, Rob!!
Oct 11 2012 08:29 GMT hallo
Very nice idea and entry!
Oct 11 2012 08:30 GMT Hanny50
Wonderful memory shot!!
Oct 11 2012 18:12 GMT ForestSpirit
Excellent work. I see that you are a real photographer - one who was keen even in pre-digital days!!!
Oct 11 2012 18:30 GMT rob22stan
Or maybe it's just cos i'm old :-)
Oct 12 2012 11:19 GMT 25barb
Sensitive, heart warming and makes the soul shout with happiness.
and no need apologies for the scan...the subject is what is important here and you did perfectly.

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