Category Archives: Effects and Filters

Huge Photoshop Update . . . against a photo of me

So, Photoshop dropped an update with significant changes. Here, I will explore one of the many new features . . . Neural Filters. “What be they?” you ask? Well, Bob, it’s like everything else in this screwed up world. We … Continue reading

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Wordless Today 003

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Wordless Today 002

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Fall 2020 — leaves 0001

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS<<link SmugMug Gallery.   For a SmugMug slideshow, click HERE<<link. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 09302020

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Recreating lightscatter image

The lightscatter blog had THIS interesting image in a recent post. I would duplicate the image here but I’d rather you go see it there. Anyway, I liked the look of it and I made a half-assed attempt at duplicating … Continue reading

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From One, Many — No. 4

A not-so-quick post . . . Those are leaves just under the water surface (some are poking through the surface). I picked a photo at random from a group of similar shots. I had planned on a quick post, but … Continue reading

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From One, Many — No. 3

Just a quick post . . . And from there . . .

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From One, Many — No. 2

And from there . . .

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From One, Many — No. 1

And from there . . .

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Halloweens That Were

Some readers (one) made mention of traveling back in time and reading my prior Halloween offerings. “Good luck with that!” I thought, “Time travel is kind of messy.” It turns out they meant revisiting my prior Halloween posts. Well, ever … Continue reading

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Halloween 2019 Offering

Another Halloween . . . not that we celebrate, but I used to write Halloween short stories. Not always, but I at least offered up a graphic or photo. The last few years, I used the free PanosFx Spooky Halloween … Continue reading

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Note 8, Snapseed, Photoshop Mix, and Pixlr Pastiche

I take a lot of photos with my Samsung Note 8 but despite my best intentions, I’m way behind in sharing them. This post attempts to make up for some of that . . . except you won’t see the … Continue reading

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Non-idle hands, and all that

Sometimes life has one sit and wait for stuff to happen. Like, for instance, a few times this week. Well, then, one takes out their Note 8 — if one has a Note 8 — and snaps a few photos. … Continue reading

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It begins in a field . . .

. . . specifically, this field. That’s an unedited photo from the Nikon P900 of a field in the Crab Orchard Lake Wildlife Refuge.  It was an overcast day with intermittent rain (it wasn’t raining when I snapped this). I … Continue reading

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