Military Monday – The Photo Flip

Sometime in 1944, my grandfather stood in front of a door in his Army service uniform and posed for a photo. I have no idea of the location (other than a street number of 227), date or photographer. While looking at the photo, I noticed that the address on the door was inverted. That, in addition to the dark exposure, led me to do some ‘fixin.’
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The new photo is properly aligned, while leaving the cardboard frame as it. I’ve also lightened the photo just a bit to make it more clear.

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Some may think I am altering a piece history, but I do believe that some minor alterations to damaged or poorly developed photos can help keep the image truer to what was intended.

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