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Re: Boot topping on Seydlitz was dark grey
Posted by Staale Sannerud on March 13, 2018, 12:32:00, in reply to "Boot topping on Seydlitz was dark grey"
The film probably wasn't sensitive to red wavelengths, which makes anything red come out more or less black. It makes interpreting these old b/w photos a bit tricky sometimes.
: The boot topping on German ships was dark
: grey, not black. Therefore there is for sure
: less contrast compared to a black boot
: The boot topping is clearly visible here:
: Note the red lower hull, which appears much
: darker than the boot topping.
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