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Love is in the air

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I DROPPED INTO my local supermarket tonight and was met with not one but four gorgeous, uber-pretty Valentine’s displays. Walls of flowers, chocolates, balloons and the not-so-sublte references to Paris (Eiffel towers everywhere) and which has long enjoyed the tantalising reputation as the City of Love … it’s impossible to ignore that St Valentines’ day approaches. Continue reading “Love is in the air”

Haunting Stones

Haunting Stones

What a week, and it’s only Tuesday!!

I’m posting this pic for a bit of fun, to wind down from a particularly challenging day and to play with my new ‘toy’… HDR (High Dynamic Range) Software called Photomatix.

I first read about it on the Stuck in Customs blog by Trey Ratcliff (http://www.stuckincustoms.com/trey-ratcliff/). His work and the business he’s built around it is inspiring stuff.

This photo is of a facade I shot in New Orleans on the drive to Tucson from Florida 8 months ago. The HDR effect brings out the character of the stones and brickwork to full effect.

To me, it definitely looks haunted!

I can’t wait to try out the software on different images to see what effects it can create. I’ll be testing them out on you, so I hope you like them.

Sweet dreams.

Brand Makeover

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IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME coming and will take me a while to perfect all that I want to achieve but I’ve finally taken the plunge and decided to make my photography work for me. Not an overnight decision by any stretch. I’ve done a lot of reading and research, practically every day for literally years. Following threads of ideas on the internet and seeing where it will take me. Continue reading “Brand Makeover”

Facade, Bourbon Street, New Orleans

Facade, Bourbon Street, New Orleans

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