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Tararu Beach, Thames, Coromandel. Tide's out, sun's up. Cyanotype effect gives the intense blue.

Tararu Beach, Thames, Coromandel. Tide’s out, sun’s up. Cyanotype effect gives the intense blue.

“Like an old-fashioned love song”

In the digital era every man & his dog is shooting photos, whether it be on a point and shoot, or a smart-phone, or a quality DSLR. Often though quality is the sacrificial lamb. A vintage photo is one that evokes the time of dark room developing, silver halide and other analog print styles.  Vintage or retro styles, the look and feel of ambrotype or tin type imagery is finding an active market in the worlds of decor and design, as well as marketing and advertising.

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Derelict oyster boat on beach This bow of an old oyster boat lies rotting away on a beach at Bluff in South Island, New Zealand. The split-toned effect, slightly faded presents another vintage effect

Signal station, now defunct at Stirling Point, Bluff.

The Stirling Point Signal Station.

Vintage image of Three Container Cranes.

Three container Cranes at Port Of Tauranga NZ silhouetted in a desaturated shot with a vintage feel and look.

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White pampas grass against black night sky

White pampas grass against black night sky

Mount Cook through window of the old Hooker Track trampers hut.

Mount Cook through window of the old Hooker Track trampers hut. Old structure is emphasised by the old-fashioned/vintage treatment style.

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