Liverpool Blitz, Then & Now

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Liverpool Blitz, Then & Now

Bomb damage at James Street, Liverpool after the raid on the night of 2/3 May 1941.

19 comments on “Liverpool Blitz, Then & Now
  1. Ian D B says:

    Original photo used with kind permission of Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Libraries.

  2. salfordlad1 says:

    I can’t believe how bloody clever this is – Brilliant.

  3. fleabo says:

    nice work

  4. rob of rochdale says:

    Brilliant again Ian!

  5. *Psycho Delia* says:

    Very clever work Ian. Love how you’ve done this. 🙂

  6. Ian D B says:

    [] I am glad you have seen these Liverpool images Liz.
    [] [] [] Cheers Rob, Paul and Wilf (they get easier the more you do them Wilf!)

  7. martin.jordan says:

    Top bit of blending. Although, how many attempts did it take to get the right position and focal length?!

  8. Ian D B says:

    [] Thanks Martin. I took about 20 photos because it’s only when back home and comparing the new photos with the original that the angles appear – the main angles I considered were the kerb which was easy to line up, and the angle of the building in the centre of the image which isn’t quite 100% but good enough at this scale. Getting the focal length right is more difficult than the position. I took a few at 50mm from way down the road but they weren’t right either.

    Edit; in fact, looking at this again I should have rotated my shot by one degree to the left but it’s done now. Bugger.

  9. Steph C Kay says:

    Hi Ian 😀 Trust you are well. I need to look through your photostream real soon to see what I have missed. Wonderful transition as always! :-)))

  10. nondesigner59 says:

    Another superb blend.. Great work.

  11. FlyRedBaron says:

    Well done!

  12. S Cansfield says:

    Good example Ian, I’d better shoot some more now!

  13. cgullz says:

    amazes me how you do these. you must have doctors hands.

  14. Richard Tierney says:

    [] You really need photoshop Ian. You can use layers and then "Free Transform" to distort/correct perspective. Its a doddle once you know how 🙂 I do home training sessions LOL :-)))

  15. rattypete says:

    Another great one. One of these days I will have to try my hand ….

  16. mick cooke says:

    brilliant photos one again and info Ian , great work

  17. stopherjones says:

    Great blending, really shows the history

  18. stiemer says:

    Very clever, I love these shots. Very interesting.

  19. pasujoba says:

    This has only just shown up on my contact stream ,,, same with a shot by Ang . I checked your page too on thursday and could not see it !
    dont understand !?! …but better late than never 🙂
    Great work Ian … this near the underground station ? i dont know liverpool very well I,m afraid.

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