A while back the photo challenge was ‘Collage’. I had no idea how to create one and have since looked up how to do it with GIMP (my free photo-editing program). GIMP has a great support system and you can learn everything you need to learn about it online, plus there are many tutorials on … Continue reading Learning Collage Creation!
I am a Sunflower … a small one at the edge of the field This is my little friend, she’s been dropping her pollen This is our BIG sister, she’s way taller than us, and she’s been collecting bees! Another of our sisters is very beautiful This is Grandpa! He’s getting … Continue reading I am a Sunflower
I love the transformations you can create these days with photo editing. Recently I discovered pastel sketch in GIMP. These are a few pics of flowers. Daisy-Daisy! Sunflower Dandelion Clock Poppies Continue reading Pastel Sketched Photographs
This was genuine and happened yesterday, most conveniently for the weekly challenge. I wandered out onto the balcony in the morning and looked down into the woods. Something was different. There was a splodge of purple that had never been there before. I got the camera. Time to zoom in … The colour reminded me … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise
The Weekly Photo Challenge rather threw me this week. It set me off on a course of thought about people and things I admire and realized that the people who I admire most are all endowed with the same quality – dedication – the quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or purpose. … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration
I was messing about with GIMP, and a dandelion clock that I photographed today, and this is what happened! Continue reading Dandelion Clock Fantasy!
Back in July we bought me a new camera which, due to the fact that it didn’t have a viewfinder, as hard as I tried I just couldn’t get on with it. I wrote this post at the time. After much humming and haa-ing and then much research I splurged and bought myself a Panasonic Lumix … Continue reading A New Camera!