A-Z Challenge: Y

I’m taking a different tack this time.  The actual letter will be found somewhere in the photo, part of the design and composition itself, not within any printed words that may also be found in the photo.     Frizztext’s A-Z challenge For my other entries to this challenge see Frizztext A-Z challenge in my tag cloud hidden at the top of the page – click … Continue reading A-Z Challenge: Y

Sweet Cadence

The gentle give and take at the water’s edge, like the ebb and flow of the days and nights; the gurgle and the ripple, love’s lost sighs. Sunlight trickles running giddy across the floor, like laughter bubbling in the throat; the gentle sway and roll, life’s rhythm. Slap against the dock, rustling over the pebbles, to whisper across the sand Sweet cadence Inspired by Cee’s … Continue reading Sweet Cadence

Photo Editing: The photo is just the beginning

I said here that sometimes my edit just provides a little lift.  But sometimes I go off in a whole new direction. I think of each photo as a starting point, a canvas to jump start creativity.  Click photo for a larger view. Night Song This is the original photo For additional examples of transformation see Northern Lights and Downtown   Continue reading Photo Editing: The photo is just the beginning

Photo Editing: Gimme Shelter

Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away Songwriters: JAGGER, MICK / RICHARDS, KEITH This is the original – Editing done in Sagelight After cropping, I enhanced the detail in the flower using the HDR effects available in Sagelight. Then I decreased the tone contrast and saturation in the background using the … Continue reading Photo Editing: Gimme Shelter

Ode to a Dandelion

There seem to be certain images that photographers strive to capture.  The water droplet.  The water droplet as it breaks the surface.  Long exposure of a waterfall.  And the dandelion gone to seed.  I have avoided these  images  … until one morning when I was out before the dew was off the bloom and I looked down to see the beauty that exists there, in the … Continue reading Ode to a Dandelion