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Creating Watercolour Effect Photography

On Sunday we took a trip to Sissinghurst Castle… in Kent.  Albeit under protest at the last controversy surrounding the outing of a squire as being gay, which I didn’t approve of.  Anyway we decided to go and I shot this photograph of some red flowers and wanted to see if I could create a …

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Apricot Roses

One of the things I love about photography is post-processing… and taking photos to a whole new dimension.  Lately I have been experimenting using Photoshop… which I am slowly becoming conversant with. The above image started out… being rather bland and lacking colour. And I wanted to make those roses more apricot in colour… so …

Sheer Drop

  The above photograph was taken at Birling Gap in East Sussex, and was shot just by the houses that are very close to the cliffs edge. As you can see from the SOOC photo, there is a fence post that is rather distracting and a piece of fencing that just doesn’t seem to belong …

Ivory and Fuschia

  One of the places we visited in San Francisco was the Conservatory of Flowers… if you ever go to San Francisco make sure you visit this place, especially if you like flowers. Anyway for my Before and After for today, I chose a photo taken at Conservatory of Flowers… don’t ask me what flower …

Hydrangea in Bud

  Normally I never shoot unless absolutely necessary in a ISO higher than 200… the above image was shot with an ISO of 400.. and there was some noise to the photograph.  Initially I thought I might bin it, but decided to play around with some Presets I have from Serge Ramelli – Golden Age …

Soft and beautiful…

When we visited San Francisco last years, we went to the Conservatory of Flowers in the Golden Gate Park… I have never seen such beautiful flowers… truly exquisite and delicate looking petals. As you can see from the picture on the right…which is SOOC there is a dark mark and a very distracting background.  So …

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