Last stop on the Antarctica Trip, Half Moon Island.
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OK. I’m thinking of something orange, and it’s small.
The photo is from the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart, Germany. The living reef with clownfish was lit with beautiful pink and purple lights to create this tranquil view; the clownfish also provided splashes of orange and white. I try to angle my aquarium photos to capture the reflection on the bottom of the water surface.Continue reading “OK. I’m thinking of something orange, and it’s small.”
Like a Bruges Over Troubled Water
When you hear Canals, you think: of Itlay, Vegas, and Panama, but other places have scenic canals, and Bruges, Belgium is one of those places. Bruges also has french fries (Fried Potatoes or Chips) stands, delicious mussels, and every block has at least one chocolate store (might be legally required). I fell in love withContinue reading “Like a Bruges Over Troubled Water”
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 Poppins movie when Bert is drawing on the sidewalk. The title comes fromContinue reading “Retro Technicolor”
I Don’t Think You’re Ready For This Jelly!
I love watching jellyfish, they are graceful and ethereal creatures but they do sting. Best to view it from afar, or in an aquarium. The below photos are from an aquarium but they have been edited to capture the full effect. The jellyfish were in a blue-lit tank, blue light keeps the algae away andContinue reading “I Don’t Think You’re Ready For This Jelly!”
Velvet Cow Painting
Short blog about creating a great photo from a boring one. The subject of the photo is a Red Scottish Highland Cow.
PhotoShop Oil Painting Style
What you can create using the Oil Paint stylize filter in PhotoShop.
Swirling clouds in violet haze
How to take create photos indoors, using a glass ball and LED lights.
Indoor actives for kids
AKA, I’ve done everything during the lockdown, and I’m running out of ideas. Help! Indoor Fort. Supplies: Bedsheets, four chairs, paper, coloring instruments, smores, flashlight, and children. To create the fort, you need some bedsheets and four chairs to draped the sheet over. You can also use boxes, a big table, or even a washingContinue reading “Indoor actives for kids”