Photo Editing: Making your photos speak

I’ve said before that I think of each photo I take as a canvas with which to play, to see what I can bring out of it.  Ideally I’d like my photos to speak to the viewer, to evoke a feeling or spark a memory. So I challenged myself and took some pretty mundane images and tried to get them to speak …  these are my starting images. The … Continue reading Photo Editing: Making your photos speak

My Little Town

Following on “I Digress …”, I’m going to continue, I think, to intersperse my photo focus with writing –  short excerpts from the volumes I’ve written.  Comments and feedback welcome. My Little Town I often think my parents didn’t raise me … I merely drifted up. In the 1930’s the majority of people lived in the metropolitan areas or on farm lands, but the years following … Continue reading My Little Town

Threads

Following on “I Digress …”, I’m going to continue, I think, to intersperse my photo focus with writing –  short excerpts from the volumes I’ve written.  Comments and feedback welcome. Historical threads of the 1950’s wove a textured pattern into the fabric that was the backdrop to my childhood.   This backdrop was a post-war world.  Many returning soldiers had only been home for two or three … Continue reading Threads

Odd Couple/5

My Odd Couple series, in which the couples may or may not be odd.  I’ll leave that to the viewer 😉   I am also including the original photo for those that are interested in my composition and  editing choices. The only thing I chose to edit this time was the saturation – totally arbitrarily You can view my Solo series here.  The Weekly Photo Challenge is: Silhouette Continue reading Odd Couple/5

Threshold

Following on “I Digress …”, I’m going to continue, I think, to intersperse my photo focus with writing –  short excerpts from the volumes I’ve written.  Comments and feedback welcome.   A small group of nervous, giggling girls,  we didn’t venture much past the entrance to the basement social room.  It was large, and mostly empty, chairs sat around the perimeter just waiting to make wall … Continue reading Threshold