Archive for December, 2016

White Prickly Poppy

Posted in Flowers and Plants, Hill Country on December 18th, 2016 by judy


White Prickly Poppies, photographed on a light box, processed to bring out its best features, then applied a texture.  I like it both ways — on white and on a texture.

How it was done…

Posted in Texas, Texas Coastal Bend, Water on December 17th, 2016 by judy


This is how I created yesterday’s post. It is a bit strange, so I wanted people to see the piece before explaining how it got there so as not to skew impressions…
The top photo below is the adjusted original. It is a night shot of Fulton Harbor sailboats lit by parking lot lights. I’d done this shot before, but this time managed to get a more steady shot. However, this shot was on a night with no reflections, plus I realized that I really had to take the shot from the 2nd floor restaurant where I took the first shakey one in order to get both the width and the depth (if there had been reflections). That’s how it is with photography…
I decided to try to give it some texture… which I’ve been playing with recently. When you apply a texture you can run through the blend modes to see what happens. Sometimes an unusual blend mode gives something interesting, as it did in this case. The blend mode I used is difference…

Fulton Harbor

Posted in Texas, Texas Coastal Bend on December 16th, 2016 by judy

Fulton Harbor

Fulton Harbor at Night

Posted in Texas Coastal Bend, Uncategorized, Water on December 15th, 2016 by judy


Liberty Tool Company

Posted in Maine, Old and rusty on December 14th, 2016 by judy

Liberty Tool Company

Liberty Tool Company, Liberty Maine. An amazing place to visit in a small old town in Maine.