Project 313 – Post No. 236

If you enjoyed the short “rind post” you’re then gonna want to look at THIS post. 

A possibly legitimate criticism of what I do is that I tend to go overboard. Meaning, I could have shared a couple of interesting renditions of the rind and be done with it. Devoting two posts to it and showing it with multiple processes might turn some people off. All I can say is . . . those posts are not for them. 

And now, the photo:

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A glimpse at the grille of the car with the Awesome Engine.

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Project 313 – Post No. 235

On occasion, I get told I have some skills as a photographer. I know I don’t, but I also know I have something that can pass for skill; curiosity. That’s what I attribute as the agent to the birth of THIS post. 

I say curiosity as encompassing a tendency to get lost in the mundane that’s made to look different. 

And now, the photo:

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Yes, another version of the Amazing Engine Compartment. This one treated to a painterly effect. One of the masters, methinks. 

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Project 313 – Post No. 234

It’s clear to me — as far as anything can be clear — that many people squander what little life they have in pursuit of something that — as far as we know anything — they cannot have. I wrote about it HERE. Note: it’s about dying. Hint: we’re all, each and every one of us, currently dying. I hope most people will be dying for a long time. Many, I wish would hurry up and get to it.

And now, the photo:

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Deadly dashes . . . all sorts of features that could do significant damage in an impact. We call that “classic”.

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Project 313 – Post No. 233

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I failed to mark our passing into the last month of the year. Oh, well . . . to make up for it, I give you a post from December 2012 (HERE). It’s one of the first times I played with Topaz Suite. They have so much more to offer today, six years later. 

In case people don’t realize it, every photo shown in Project 313 gets processed through Topaz Studio to add the frame. But, the photos usually get processed through one or more other Plugins before the frame is added. Anyway, this being Sunday, I’ll keep it short. 

And now, the photo:

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I thought this was a neat treatment of this classic car feature. 

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Project 313 – Post No. 232

A short offering of more strange birds . . . HERE.

Again, I hope I haven’t linked them in recent posts. 

And now, the photo:

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This particular photo has appeared in a number of other posts (non-Project 313 posts) . . . but I still like it. 

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Post-Processing the Cattle Egret (actually, Black Crowned Night Heron)

NOTE: an astute reader noticed a big error on my part. In my rush to get the post out, I misread the identification of the bird . . . it’s not a Cattle Egret but a Black Crowned Night Heron.  Sorry for the confusion.

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.  

For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options:
1) Manually scroll through the photos by clicking the “<” and “>” symbols to the left or right of the photos.
2) There’s a PLAY/PAUSE button at the bottom-left of the screen with the transition set at about 5 seconds. Note: clicking the PLAY arrow will run a full-screen slideshow. You can then still use the”<” and “>” symbols to the left or right of the photos as this will pause the slideshow.

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As it came out of the camera – Nikon P900

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Project 313 – Post No. 231

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OK, so, two things . . . one, I have a lot of posts with ducks. Two, I’m old and it could be I’m getting mixed up on sharing these older posts. HERE is one I don’t think I shared yet (at least, not in recent posts). 

However, if you’ve recently seen it, you can always forward the link to a friend, family member, significant other, or a stranger you met at the supermarket. 

And now, the photo:

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Another process I like . . . and that I’ve forgotten to save.
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