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Dubrovnik in May of 1979

Discussion in 'Film Forum' started by CRavsten, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. I took this picture in Dubrovnik, Croatia in May of 1979. Then it was part of Yugoslavia. I was wandering the narrow streets of the city and noticed the boy with the soccer ball watching me. Taken with a Contax RTS, 50mm f1.4 lens on Agfachrome, converted to b&w and given a sepia tone.

    I recently discovered all these old photos I took in the 70's and 80's. Once again, I can't help but think they would be lost if taken digitally. As a result I'm doing mostly film these days.

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  2. Chris101


    Feb 2, 2005
    That old slide took to digital pp nicely! Very cool shot, and interesting that it's 30 years ago. The kids probably 38-40 now.

    Your post made me look at a map of Croatia. Dubrovnik is in the extreme southwest, on a thin strip isolated from the rest of the country. Interesting. Nikon Cafe is just like geography class!
  3. Thanks for taking a look. Appreciate it.
  4. Excellent shot, Clayton! Love that sepia tone.
  5. Nicely done, both then and now.

  6. thats a great shot and nice pp treatment! i miss agfa films :( 
  7. I know what you mean, very "mooded" shot, great !
  8. shtarka1


    Feb 1, 2008
    Great photo!
  9. AllThumz


    Feb 24, 2009
    Albany, Oregon
    That's a great image. It would have been a good image without the boy, but with him and the ball, it's outstanding. Good job with the conversion, also. Looks like a scene from the 30's.

  10. panda81


    Feb 7, 2008
    this is fantastic, clayton. somehow the image draws me in, as if i'm standing right next to the boy. great job!
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