A childhood throwback, a brightly colored carousel. Walking around Tours while on vacation in France, and saw this technicolor memory. I then used PhotoShop filters to create artwork. The scenes around the top of the carousel reminded me of the 1st Marry Poppens movie when Bert is drawing on the sidewalk. The title comes fromContinue reading “Retro Technicolor”
The below photo is of a knarled bush; this was in a rest area off the interstate in Utah. The interstate (motorway, highway ) has rest areas at different intervals for those who don’t live in the US. Some are just public toilets, vending machines, and a grassy area for dogs. To me, this bushContinue reading “What’s Up With This Photo?!”
Part two Get a large UBS Wall Charger, and by large, I mean you can plug 4 or 5 USB cords into the charger. It never fails that the hotel has only one free electrical outlet, and you need to charge five items. Phone, camera, iPod, Kindle, headphones, etc. Double bag it. If I know,Continue reading “Partical Travel Tips”
White Sands National Park in New Mexico USA, doesn’t have sand. It looks like sand but it’s really powered gypsum crystals. It also feels like wet sand but it doesn’t cling, you can brush it off like dry sand.
Reyniskirkja Church in Vik Iceland rests high above the picturesque coastline with summer flowers in bloom and the jagged mountains in the background. The above is a color splash, color highlight, color point, or emphasize color photo. This means only one color is visible, and the rest of the image is in black and white.Continue reading “Red Roof Church”
It’s not that bad. I took a trip to the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia, USA. In winter, it’s a lovely weekend trip, but I wouldn’t risk it in summer; the mosquitos must be horrendous. Along the gravel car trail, there is a small trail to the 800-year-old tree, and as IContinue reading “The Great Dismal Swamp”
Five helpful travel tips for anyone leaving the country.
What you can create using the Oil Paint stylize filter in PhotoShop.
This is the Spegazzini glacier in Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina, and it’s massive. With a capital M. It makes a 3 decker boat look like a bath toy, and this isn’t the whole glacier; there is still more. You don’t really understand its scale until you get up close, via theContinue reading “Spegazzini glacier”
Blog about the extreme wait time in Vancouver Airport.
What they don’t tell you about before you go…US to Europe Edition