Ruthiebear Family Photo, 1958

Posted by Phil Morris (Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada) on 27 April 2017 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

This is the last in the series of Ruthie's family, I hope that I have done some justice to these
highly treasured photos from Ruth's collection. This one did not have the heavy grain that
yesterdays photo had, but it did have issues with lighting. I did not like the original photo-
grapher fading out the corners and 2 children's clothes so I had to clone and bring back the
detail. I hope Ruthie does not mind. As I mentioned before Ruth was the oldest of the
children, and with her keen eye, she was destined to take photos and create
masterpieces !~

Oh, by the way, some do not like my use of heavy colour but if Ruth wants something that
was lighter coloured, it would be only be a matter of seconds to adjust to her liking ! Love
to Ruthie week has concluded !~

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Fabulous stuff Phil I'm sure Ruth will be delighted. I'm loving your last dozen posts!

27 Apr 2017 9:58am

@Curly: Thanks Curly, both Ruth and I appreciate your comment.

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

A happy family. Love the tones in these old shots.

27 Apr 2017 10:25am

Devi from Chennai, India

lovely!!
You have done a great job Phils !!

27 Apr 2017 11:25am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I am feeling, more than words can express, touched and grateful for these precious images you have brought to life for me. Your kindness and generosity are so appreciated. But most of all thank you for your friendship. Your artistry is such a gift to us all. Thank you again for these treasures. You transport me back in time with this.

27 Apr 2017 11:36am

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruth, it was my pleasure to work on these last 3 images of your family. Old photos of your past are so important, and it frees your mind to roam with these images once more !~ Phil.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

As I already said, you are really bringing these photos to life. Amazing work.

27 Apr 2017 2:06pm

franz from Baden, Austria

What a happy group, and what stunningly beautiful work on your part! My compliments, sir!

27 Apr 2017 2:08pm

@franz: Thank you franz from both Ruth and myself for your comment !

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Amazing what a transformation all of the kids went through in that one year! Yet, all are still jovial and adorable. What a great range of expressions captured here! Impressive work, Phil!

27 Apr 2017 3:15pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Nice picture! They laugh happy and you have managed to illuminate the eyes and the faces ... seem to want to leave the paper. I understand Ruthie's enthusiasm! Hugs...

27 Apr 2017 9:39pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Such a cute mischievous face.

28 Apr 2017 12:43am

STEED from D, France

A perfect result,sweetest than the last,and always this so joyful mood other the children of these to far years ....Superb work,and congrat's for this,Phil' ...

28 Apr 2017 12:00pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

belle complicité

28 Apr 2017 1:45pm

mauro brando from Arlanda, Sweden

Excellent!!!!

30 Apr 2017 9:45am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

You have captured the emotion and mood of the time perfectly. Bravo!

9 May 2017 5:16pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A happy familly shot! And a great work on it!!

15 May 2017 9:09am

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

OH! OH! Une belle petite famille heureuse.

28 May 2017 9:40am

 

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