September 27, 2014

Cavalry Man

reenactor on horseThis Civil War re-enactor and his horse were present at the festival in Edinburg last weekend, reminders that the nearby mill narrowly escaped destruction during "The Burning" 150 years ago. These pictures seemed appropriate for a sepia appearance, since photos in 1864 were not in color. 


I was pleased when a lady in a long dress carrying a parasol approached the horse. It seemed like a great chance to get an authentic-looking Civil War scene. However, it didn't quite work out that way!

Linking to: Sepia Saturday

11 comments:

  1. It looks good until you notice the details. :-)

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  2. They are great sephia shots.. Thank you for linking up your post, have a happy Sunday!

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  3. Hi there!

    Thanks so much fro joining Ruckus and Earl for Sepia Saturday!

    Lots of Woofs from Earl, Ethel and I at Earl's World!

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  4. Terrific sepia shots, and you wonder what the real cavalry of the time would have made of a cell phone!

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  5. Wow very authentic post! Happy Sepia Saturday!

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  6. Haha! Oops! Those present day gadgets get in the way sometimes.

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  7. Bacana a foto!
    boa semana!
    bjssss

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  8. These shots are wonderful in sepia!

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  9. Hi Linda,
    I had to look a bit to see the cell phone. What a riot! :) :) :) m & jb

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