Cardinal Hume revisited

I took the original version of this picture back in January, and at the time I rather liked it. Well, I still do, really, but having got in the mood to do some photo work, I decided to have another look at it, and see if I could make something that I liked more.

Cardinal Hume - Before

Cardinal Hume - Before

So, I cropped it down to remove that bit of bright sky, then made the background a wee bit more blurry, twiddled with the curve a bit, and just for laughs turned it into a sepia image. And added one of those little frame thingies.

Cardinal Hume - After

Cardinal Hume - After

Expect some more of this sort of thing. I’m planning to do a better job on a smaller number of images rather than a quick conversion on lots. This means that my ever-growing backlog of pictures will keep growing for a while, but never mind…