Flowers and a “T” stories voting reminder

With six days to go, the Alphabet Challenge “T” Stories voting round is progressing nicely. I suppose I should start thinking about my next story.

Meanwhile, if you’re a reader of our stories and someone who votes, thank you in advance for casting a vote for your favorite of the three. Links to the stories and the poll for voting for “Alphabet Challenge T-Stories” are HERE(link) Votes will be accepted until noon, Chicago time, on November 27th.

As usual, let me know if something goes wrong with the voting . . . and today I decided to process a few photos of flowers captured with the D100.

Dogwood tree flowers turned into a framed painting.

That’s a peach tree blossom, I think. Artified, of course.

Those were taken six years ago, in Illinois. The next photo was also six years ago, but in Michigan. 

Daffodils turned into a framed painting.

Normally, in these posts, I link to older posts that might be of interest to other bloggers. Today, here’s a LINK to a post about watermarking photos to keep people from stealing them . . . and why it’s a waste of time and money worrying about it.

My argument goes like this: there are gazabillion of photos on the web, and my photos are not that special. Even if I find someone who steals them, the cost to make them stop exceeds whatever ‘damages’ I may claim from them using my photos. If I even find them, of course. 

Violets turned into a framed painting.

Heck, it might even be a bit flattering . . . even if it still would piss me off and I’d have to hunt the person down and cut their . . . er . . . I mean, politely ask them to cease and desist. 

Daysies turned into a framed painting.

Of course, I can’t just give one post . . . so here’s another LINK to a post some might enjoy. 

Until next time, TTFN. But first . . .

Here’s the LINK to the SmugMug Gallery. And here is the gallery of the above photos:

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