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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Textures

Hey there! Hope all is well with everyone. I'm still battling the bronchitis and dealing with the Prednisone mood swings. Not a fun week, but won't complain. Better days are ahead. My biggest disappointment this week was missing two photography workshops that I had previously signed up to attend.........a waterfall workshop on Tuesday, and a sunrise workshop at Nantasket Beach this morning. These workshops are being offered by my buddy Greg Lessard and are being paid for by a grant through the Mass Arts Council. See Greg's blog post for more info:
http://blog.greglessardphotography.com/2012/03/capturing-natural-beauty-fo-south-shore.html
I have taken this weeks down time and put it to use by practicing with some post production textures on some of my images. It's a fun thing for me to take some of my images and transform them into a different look. Here are some of the results:
This is from a beautiful tulip plant that my son "N" gave to me for Easter:

An early morning image taken a year ago in Middleboro with some texture added:

A gull closeup:

A textured view from Franconia Notch NH:

A less is more approach:

I hope you enjoyed viewing these as much as I enjoyed making them.

4 comments:

  1. Hi Carol,
    Thanks for the shout out! I really like what you did with the image from Cumberland Farms. The Vt truck makes me wish for a back road journey through that great state! Keep up the great work. Feel better soon!
    Greg

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  2. Thanks a bunch Greg. The light that morning at Cumberland Farms was magical. The VT truck image is one that I forgot I even had! It was one of those lucky moments when that great old truck happened to come down the road just at the right time. Hope to see you soon!

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  3. Hi Carol,
    Love all of the images. Hope you are feeling better soon so you can be out shooting again.
    Janice

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  4. Thank you so much Janice. I hope to get back out there soon. So glad you stopped by here to comment!

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