East Side City Lights

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This is a very old photo (an early attempt with my first digital camera). It’s a study in mistakes. Technically, it’s just… awful. Still, I kinda like it for some reason. Maybe it’s the somewhat eerie colors illuminating those wisps of smoke… maybe it just reminds me of how excited I was to be taking photos… or maybe I’ve just bounced off my head one too many times. Either way, have a great weekend, everyone!

Dark Helmet: “What the hell am I looking at?!”

- Rick Moranis – Spaceballs

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 300D) modified in Adobe Photoshop

Lentner Farm Supply

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I might do away with describing ‘levels’ of Photoshop manipulation in my photos. They’re pretty much always over-cooked. This shot, for instance, had decent tonal-range. At one point. But that’s been ‘modified’. In Adobe Photoshop. Boom.

‘Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes…’

- David Bowie – Changes

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) modified in Adobe Photoshop

Stumped

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It’s a Two-for-Thursday! Because… you know… I couldn’t make up my mind. I just hope you weren’t expecting pens.

James Bond: “… not exactly Christmas, is it?”

Q: “Were you expecting an exploding pen? We don’t really go in for that anymore.”

- Daniel Craig & Ben Whishaw – Skyfall

About this image: digital photographs (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Red River Valley of the North

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Cookies? Pretzels? Over-saturated landscape?

A little south-east and a bit above where I grew up (as the commercial airliner flies).

Dr. Rumack: “Can you fly this plane, and land it?”

Ted Striker: “Surely you can’t be serious?”

Dr. Rumack: “I am serious… and don’t call me Shirley.”

- Leslie Nielsen & Robert Hays – Airplane!

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Tile with Flowers

Starting tomorrow I will be away, attempting to photograph… a wedding. I’ve never attempted event photography… please wish me luck… I’m not the best with this many moving parts (I really, really hope I don’t screw it up)! Have a great weekend, everyone – see you in a week or so!

Walter Sobchak: “Dude, are you f*****g this up?”

- John Goodman – The Big Lebowski

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Orange Crush

This was a very delicate operation. Or… something like that.

‘ Follow me, don’t follow me…

 I’ve got my spine, I’ve got my orange crush

Collar me, don’t collar me…

I’ve got my spine, I’ve got my orange crush’

- Orange Crush – R.E.M.

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop, printed and re-photographed digitally (Canon 600D) through ‘splattered’ glass – edited in Adobe Photoshop

Tin Snips

Apparently I can remember a Sesame Street skit from 25 years ago, yet I have difficulty remembering what happened yesterday. *sigh* Have a great weekend, everyone!

Mr. Barber Man: “Snippity snip…”

- Sesame Street

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop