Sunday, December 23, 2012

Shadow Shot Sunday: Kate's Garden


Hey, everyone! Hope you're all having happy holidays.

So here I am, playing with my photos when I have a million things to do for Christmas. When the going gets tough, the tough get going. The rest of us work on perfecting our skills of procrastination.


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I haven't been around much lately because I haven't taken a decent picture in weeks. These are salvaged from a recent trip to a little park with a sculpture I've been wanting to shoot. I didn't realize until I got there how many lamp posts and assorted ugly stuff it has to muck things up.And winter probably isn't its best season.

On the plus side, I got some practice at converting to greyscale, and I learned how to clone out background distractions like light poles on this one:


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I'll go back and try the sculpture again when there's snow.  Maybe I'll have better luck. For now, its shadow will have to do.

6 comments:

Paula Scott said...

Those are beautiful! I think it ended up being an unexpected gift to not have any recent shots to work with.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Beautiful walkway in the first photo and love the perspective in the second!

Rajesh said...

Wonderful shadow shots. Merry Christmas.

Thyra said...

Lovely photos. Have a Merry and Happy and Wonderful Christmas.
Grethe ´)

Daryl E said...

great shot .. even with post production help

LaLa said...

very good