Thursday, April 2, 2009

Something really old . . .151/365

This, still functioning, lantern has been sitting in our shed for years. I have not idea how old it is or where it came from. Add some kerosene oil and a wick and it's good to go. They don't make things like they used too.
In this first image I converted it to black and white then I added a filter of "red" to get that color tint.

I set this up outside and positioned it in front of the sunshine so that the light would go through the red glass. It looks like it's lit but it's the sun shining through it.


Amanda said...

I really like what you did with these, especially the first one! Very nice lantern!

Brittany said...

That is a beautiful lamp! They really don't make them like they used to. I really like the first image, but the second is amazing how it's "lit".

Jen said...

love the processing on these! the 1st is so classic and classy and the second just pops! it looks lit!! love them

snaphappee said...

Nice work! I really like the look of that first one!

Jennifer said...

Cool! fun to play with changes with pictures.


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