Gladioli by the bunch – 9-9-19 I took the camera to the florist today, something I haven't done in a really long time. I discovered they actually sell orchids now and I hinted VERY broadly that I would really, really, REALLY like to have one. So for today's Flowers du jour, it's gladioli. The first … Continue reading GLADIOLI AT THE MINI-FLORIST – Marilyn Armstrong
FOWC with Fandango — Dingy I thought I knew this word. It could be a little boat, often a little boat that lives on a bigger boat and is used to back and forth from the shoreline. It can also mean a little bit drab, or perhaps not entirely clean. It also can mean a sort … Continue reading DINGY – NOT ALWAYS WHAT YOU EXPECT – Marilyn Armstrong
Cee’s Compose Yourself Lesson: #24 Black and White: Post Editing These are difficult for me to do because I don't use the same process all the time or even most of the time. I don't use Lightroom at all. I use a variety of filters by NIK and Topaz with Photoshop as the supporting application. How I transform photographs from color to black … Continue reading COMPOSE YOURSELF 24 – BLACK & WHITE POST EDITING
I always seem to be going in the wrong direction, or at least, opposite traffic. While most photographers seem to be going "hotter" -- more saturation and stronger colors -- I'm trying for soft pastels. I am forever turning down the heat. Lowering saturation and brightness. I kind of like it cool rather than hot.