Month: January 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition 5


…since I have posted this image before for the Weekly Photo Challenge “Unexpected” I thought I would re-post it from my iPad with some re-editing using Snapseed, as it really does seem to fit the bill…

The Abbey of St Antimo

…Take a look at a photoessay I posted on my other site, thechanging palettefor Day 28 of the thirty day Zero to Hero journey to better blogging.  It’s about our visit to the Abbey of St Antimo in Tuscany and  enjoy the beautiful Gregorian chant at the end as you look at the photos…

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Travel theme: Wood

…three artists, three wood carvings, one camera…

Ercole Lelli 1702-1766: The wood carving of this écorché supports the canopy of the professor’s chair in the Teatro Anatomica in the Archiginnasio of Bologna, Italy.

Grinling Gibbons 1648-1742: Regarded as the finest wood carver in England. This lime wood carving is from the Wren Library in Trinity College, Cambridge, England

Bill Read 1920-1998: The Raven and the First Men carved from a giant block of laminated yellow cedar and displayed in the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada

ailsa’s weekly travel theme

Sonel’s Photo-Editing Challenge: Feathers

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Images edited for Sonel’s Weekly Photo-Editing Challenge using Photoshop Elements and Snapseed for the iPad…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition 3

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…all right, this really is the last of the tulips but I couldn’t resist just one more shot…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition 2


..or The Monday Bouquet Revisited just one more time, with those beautiful tulip petals now fallen yet still glorious as they lie together on the table…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

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…looking through a chink in the Berlin Wall into what was East Berlin…

Sonel’s Photo-Editing Challenge: Unusual Angles

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… Images of Vancouver’s Olympic Cauldron created for Sonel’s Photo-Editing Challenge using Adobe Photoshop Elements and following Practical Photoshop’s invaluable tutorial on Split toning in Photoshop