Posts tagged “painterly

Strike a Pose

Beaches are open, but not for us cautious types. This is from last March’s visit to Newport.

 

 


Mother’s Day

H A P P Y    M O T H E R ‘ S   D A Y !

Wishing a very Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and grandmas out there- and to those of you who have had moms and grandmas (that’s all of us!)!  I’m grateful for my wonderful mother and for the two grandmas who both lived with us- I was so lucky!

I took this photo in our yard last night and edited it with one of my own textures this morning. I’m looking forward to a barbecued hamburger for dinner tonight! Have a great day everyone!


Bodie Revisited

I have so many Bodie photos still to edit from our photo group’s trip last fall. I submitted the image below for this week’s virtual class.

Bodie Revisited


and then there’s lavender. . .

They grow lavender too!


Softly

A dahlia macro


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.

 

 


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

 

 


Spring Dancer

I was totally captivated by this little girl’s impromptu dance and couldn’t help taking a few shots.


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.



Cold Spring

Blossom impressions on a cold day


Stalker

The morning we left, we took a quick walk on the beach, and I must have taken at least 20 photos of a man and his mother as they came walking toward me. I think he thought I was stalking them, but what I really liked was the composition of the S-curve in the sand (and gull) with the dog walker in the background. A peaceful scene!



Views of Blues

Still having fun with my shots from the Rim!


Rolling Rim Impressions

We were absolutely entranced by the view from the Mogollon Rim on our recent trip to Payson. The views of rolling hills and mountains seem to go on forever. This image started as an in-camera multiple exposure, which was then layered with another multiple exposure and edited in Photoshop and other programs.


And now!

By afternoon, it had unfurled- yay, Spring!