Adventures in Macros and Black & Whites

I thought that this lily made a nice macro.  I decided to check it out in black and white.Bouquet 2 cNot so fast, Russell! Photoshop Elements 2020 offers six kinds of black and white:

  1. Infrared
  2. Newspaper
  3. Portrait
  4. Scenic Landscape
  5. Urban Landscape

Bouquet 2 c bw2Above you can see Infrared Effect.Bouquet 2 c bw1This is Newspaper.  I think that both are striking.  The other modules are more tame and alike each other; that is to say, samey.

News: A Big Thank You!

News

Thank you so much!  This is exciting news for me.  It’s taken me some time to recuperate after my extended hiatus from photography.  Inspired by my friend, Cee Neuner, I am considering starting a blog about clinical depression.  I’m not afraid to own this problem, but starting something as big as Beautiful Photographs may be beyond my abilities.

Selfie 1Proof that I will photograph just about anything!

Wolf

Life in the Land of Rocks

This is my contribution to Fandango’s Friday Flashback. I wasn’t too pleased with any past November 29 posts. This photo is from November 4, 2010. The setting is Joshua Tree National Park.

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Halloween is Coming! Eleven days and counting…

Halloween La Plata 3Photograph taken on October 7, 2019 in beautiful, historic downtown La Plata, Maryland. Granny Shot It! is running an eleven day challenge with Halloween in mind. I am updating this post with a link to their web page. Happy blogging to al!