by Reedz on June 20, 2007

Old school photo manipulation… All analog… None of that adobe photoshop digital crap. This was taken circa 1977 (waaahhh THIRTY YEARS AGO!!!) in Penang, I think. You could choose which special effect you wanted and the photographer would ask you to pose accordingly.

For this airborne shot, I had to pose on a bench with my arms outstretched and legs up just so. It had to be precise as I remember the photographer constantly coming over to adjust my position…. As u can see, the result was nothing short of spectacular!! So real one!!! I really believed I could fly! Nathan Petrelli, eat your heart out!

Today, with sophisticated software like Photoshop, it took me less than 10 minutes to do what the photographer probably spent hours doing back then. Below is an example:

ber June 20, 2007 at 11:13 pm

Superboy….Looks real! Hehehe

Jewelle June 21, 2007 at 5:30 am

Ya, those old school photographers with no digital help were the real deal when it comes to photography!

Happy guy with me Nikon June 21, 2007 at 8:46 am

Hehehe. Glad we have digital Cams now and the Photoshop. I wouldnt know how to do it otherwise.

Danura June 22, 2007 at 1:20 am

Super boy…eeee..kiutnyaaaaa

- m o g L i e - June 22, 2007 at 7:21 am

would be even smashing with superman outfit .. he.he…

anakbrunei June 25, 2007 at 12:26 am

Jewelle/Izz: I agree… I can’t imagine doing these shots without the ability to preview them on the camera. Respect lah heheh!

ber/danura: you can’t imagine how thrilled I was to see this photo for the first time all those yrs ago! Heheh!

moglie: inda ku tekarih makai spendet on the outside yo!! skipun umur baru 7 tahun! Hahahah!

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