Posts tagged “flower

Reflection Number 1

My little AAUW photo group is meeting this week, and the topic is reflections. Each month we send 4-6 photos to the leader, and then they are displayed on a large screen in a room at the library. Later they are on the website for AAUW Prescott. I got a few photos together for the topic, but also decided to do some still life photography emphasizing reflections.

Here’s one with my baby cup! I tried to shine it up, but ended up having to rely on the dining room table for the reflection.


Leftovers

All that’s left of my hydrangeas. Trying to make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear as they say. . .


Softly

A dahlia macro


My Faves

Dahlias from the Farmer’s Market!


Hello, Yellow!

A cheery sight at the Alaska Botanical Garden in Anchorage:


Calla

I love how the Lensbaby Velvet 56 produces a painterly image straight out of camera! I added a low opacity texture on the background- but that’s just because I can never leave well enough alone.

 

 


Summer Bouquet

another shot of just the flowers from last week’s still life


Fireweed Impressions

Fireweed had just begun its bloom when we were in Alaska. I used a slow shutter speed with my iPhone to create this impressionist style image.


Two Times Three

A multiple exposure edited two ways. I like the black and white best. 🙂


Below

Sometimes the view from below is best


Killing Me Softly

A multiple exposure flower abstract for Tuesday!


In the Morning

We have been having extremely windy days recently! In fact, it was so windy that I couldn’t photograph flowers outside- so I propped this one in the window to get the best light I could. With the addition of three textures, I’m happy with the resulting image.


In dreams

My favorite kind of flower edit- soft and dreamy

 

 


Not Even Close

It is finally Spring here in Prescott. The trees have leaves, our birds are building nests, flowers are in bloom, and cottonwood fluff is floating in the sky like snowflakes- playing havoc with everyone’s allergies. Our irises are blooming, but getting a satisfactory shot has been challenging. I tried several times and finally settled on this composition.  I took the image into Topaz Studio and ended up with a look that is not even close to my original image- but I like it better.



Sharp Tongued

Another orchid image today!