Soldiers restage the siege at Bodiam Castle of 1485.

Shot in RAW using a Canon 1000D, converted in DPP, layered with a black and white layer at 50% opacity, full Gausian Blur at 40% and added further layer of Gausian Blur at background only at 80% opacity in PS 5.

Original image -


before and after, blur, bodiam, layered, manipulated, medieval, re enactment, soldiers


  • TheBaldyMan
    TheBaldyManalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot, Dave. Like the treatment

  • Thanks Alex :-)

    – Dave Godden

  • Kim Slater
    Kim Slateralmost 4 years ago

    I like this Dave, really good work ;o)

  • Thanks very much Kim :-)

    – Dave Godden

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

    Great capture and treatment Dave!

  • Thanks a lot Ray :-)

    – Dave Godden

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful work, Dave. Very nicely done – cool effect!

  • Thanks Mike :-)

    – Dave Godden

  • Tania1403
    Tania1403almost 4 years ago

    This is a really cool image like toy soliders, I really find this so interesting to look at! :-)
    Before and After

  • Thanks very much Tania really appreciated :-)

    – Dave Godden

  • Neil Ross
    Neil Rossalmost 4 years ago

    Nice one Dave. This is a really cool photo, and I love the blurred effect. Tania is so right. They do look like toy soldiers. I love it :-)

  • Thanks a lot Neil ;-)

    – Dave Godden

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsalmost 4 years ago

    CONGRATS on this Before and After Feature!!!! I am honored to be among you…:)))

  • Thanks a lot Cookie :-)

    – Dave Godden

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