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One four Challenge – Week 2 January

This week I played around with the saturation, contrast and brightness finally adding a HDR and frame effect in PicsArt. Thanks to Carrie's advice I  downloaded 'gimp' but as yet still just trying to fathom my way through the incredible depth of tools available. I’d very much appreciate your thoughts or feedback on this week.… Continue reading One four Challenge – Week 2 January

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One Four Challenge – Dec wk 4 – Polls

Final Week of the One Four Challenge for December - I invite you to vote for your preferred choice below. ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH   Week 1     Week 2 Week 3   Week 3 Photo (b) Additional colour inversion and frame, just for fun!   Week 4 Trying to gain a new perspective of the… Continue reading One Four Challenge – Dec wk 4 – Polls

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One Four Photo Challenge – December Week 3

I loved the colours in the driftwood in the original photograph, shown in the previous One four Challenge post, but really wanted to see where the effects could take this with my desktop photo editor. One Four Challenge – Dec

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Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge: Macro Challenge – Hydrangea/Cape Gooseberry

My entry for Macro phoneography from Sally at LensandPens Flowers - a favourite subject for Macro Photography, especially after the rain (Cape Gooseberry also featured previously on Challenger's choice) Some Macro photography to Ponder About

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Photo Challenge

Being new to this challenge means that I have some catching up to do, so I started with a simple image from my afternoon walk along the beach. I loved the colours in the driftwood in the original photograph, but really wanted to see where the effects could take this with my desktop photo editor.

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Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs and Quotes from Around the World

I find profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and across cultures, and speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes like proverbs, can make us think more… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs and Quotes from Around the World