Rex Simpson by Trish Woodford

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Rex Simpson

Looked up and found this wonderful old advertisement on the side of a building in the middle of Sydney. I do love an old sign – takes you back to another era :))

Camera – Nikon D90
Lens 55-200mm

Converted to b/w using channel mixing and gradient maps. Some adjustments to levels and contrasts.

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  • neilbrown
    neilbrownalmost 5 years ago

    Get me something off the peg!

    Great slice of b&w.

  • Lol, thanks heaps neil :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 5 years ago

    Now all you need to do is whack a 1930s model on the wall.
    Great spotting, Trish, and PP. I love old signs too. B/W was a good choice… looks more like the era.

  • Thanks so very much carol, I think is the fonts that are part of the appeal in the old signage, thanks for the lovely feedback :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Mojca Savicki
    Mojca Savickialmost 5 years ago

    Well done Trish! Nice B&W!

  • Thanks so much for the lovely comment Mojca :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Jean M. Laffitau
    Jean M. Laffitaualmost 5 years ago

    Looooooove it!!

  • Thankyou my friend :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • rosedew
    rosedewalmost 5 years ago

    Nice find!!

  • Thanks kindly :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • LouJay
    LouJayalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic find! I like how you have composed this too – the eye is led back and forth and up and down!

  • Thanks so much Lou, I was going to crop it down, but I’m glad I didn’t now :))

    – Trish Woodford

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyalmost 5 years ago

    nicely composed too! great shot, trish!

  • Thanks so much Nadine, its true that it pays to look up every now and then lol :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenalmost 5 years ago

    Well spotted and captured Trish! :)

  • Lots of thanks Kylie :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • gemynd
    gemyndalmost 5 years ago

    I have a shot that matches this…we both have a good eye…smiles

  • Thanks so very much gemynd – yours is wonderful :))

    – Trish Woodford

  • LorenaLo
    LorenaLoalmost 5 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Many thanks Lorena :)

    – Trish Woodford

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