Artified photos and another “T” stories voting reminder

In four days, the Alphabet Challenge “T” Stories voting round will end. I post the reminders because there have been late-round voting surges which seem tied to the deadline approaching . . . probably people who enjoy the thrill of working to a deadline.

. . . although this isn’t really work, or shouldn’t be . . . .

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 more Nikon D100 photos, but transitioning from flowers to other stuff.

Those look like Black-eyed Susan flowers but they’re actually a wildflower that looks similar. Or, maybe they are Black-eyed Susan from seeds that had been blown into a natural setting. We’ll never know.

These next ones, I know are Black-eyed Susan flowers because they came from my yard in Colorado.

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 with photos modified with Plot-A-Verse. My subscription is about to end and I’m not sure if I’ll renew it. While fun to play with, I don’t use it enough to justify the full price, but if on sale, maybe.

Anyway, how do you transition from flowers to something else? Well, you introduce some other element along with the flowers . . . 

And then go completely away from the flowers . . . .

That’s one of my favorite shots of Garden of the Gods with Pikes Peak in the background. Shot early morning on the way to work, it made full use of the early morning sun.

This next one is from the same day, but on the other side of the mountain. Since it was mostly white and dark green, it’s a decent candidate for a monochrome process.

You can make out the zig-zag shape of the Pikes Peak Highway heading up to the top. Still one of my all-time favorite roads.

Before I wrap this up, here’s another LINK to a post some might enjoy . . . if interested in buying a Nikon P900 (they now offer a P950). 

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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