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40s Sweethearts
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June 19 2004:
40s Sweethearts

Alresford, Hampshire

Today and tomorrow, the Watercress Line has a War on the Line weekend, where scenes from 1944 are recreated. Many passengers were dressed in 1940s garb, whether that be military or civilian, and I was really impressed by the efforts of so many people that gave the railway such an authentic feel.

When I saw this lady, I knew she had to be my PaD, but I had envisaged showing her in black and white to suit the era. But that did not work, partly because of the strong sunlight.

I took many pictures today and will create a gallery of the day as time permits.


Photoshop:
Cropped and Resized
Framed using Pantone Warm Gray 1C

Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebel
1/200s f/11.0 at 120.0mm iso800 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original auto
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brother_mark22-Jun-2004 21:01
Very nice and authentic. Sharp, too.
Guest 21-Jun-2004 12:07
They look very authentic! Nice one!
Guest 20-Jun-2004 19:25
What a great image. Nice one
Pall Gudjonsson20-Jun-2004 13:00
Excellent capture.
Guest 20-Jun-2004 10:37
right out of the 40's, fantastic capture
Guest 20-Jun-2004 07:49
Good one Ray!
Jude Marion20-Jun-2004 05:12
Very nice photo!
Karen Leaf20-Jun-2004 02:38
Will enjoy seeing that gallery. Very authentic.
penny roots19-Jun-2004 19:39
Wonderful shot .
David Mingay19-Jun-2004 19:09
Up 'til now I'd always thought the 40's happened in B&W... ;-)
Chris Brooker19-Jun-2004 18:58
Great picture Ray.
This is a line we have never visited, but may do so later in the year.
Robin Reid19-Jun-2004 18:23
Yes, very eye-catching and memorable.