This was taken on one of those hot summer days early in the morning when there was thick fog in the valleys. We were travelling to inland Otago via a road known as the Dunstan Trail which was used by the early settlers and miners heading to the Dunstan goldfields in the 1860’s. We were […]
This wonderful tree sits in the middle of farmland high in the South Otago hills. From the first time I saw it 3 or so years ago I loved it and now I try and stop each time we go past. My aim is to take a photo from the paddock itself (this was taken […]
Sometimes when you’re texturing it’s a toss up between the subtle approach or a heavy treatment. With this iris I spent what seemed like hours trying to get the balance right, it looked nice subtle but in my eyes anyway, looks better with the texture more pronounced. I processed it using a mix of Textures, […]
These half dead flowers are the remainder from an earlier photo session but they caught my eye when I was trying out my new 50mm lens. Focusing at f1.4 is very hit and miss I can see even with auto focus 🙂Processed with Flypaper Textures Tarte Tatin @ Soft light 36%and Pompeii Stucco @ screen […]
Another photo shoot with the forget-me-nots, flowers are so much easier to photograph than people 🙂This was taken with my macro lens and cropped square.I processed it using Tarte Tatin at overlay 22 % and Pompeii Stucco at Screen 40% I used a layer mask to remove some of the texture from the focus flower […]
Gingko leaves in an old bottle with an added touch of our wonderful “Tarte Tatin” texture to give depth and a painterly look.
This photo was taken on the way to Central Otago here in NZ on a freezing winters day. As you can see from the original (mouseover to see) it was an almost monochrome landscape. I used our Tarte Tatin and Antique Liaisons textures to add depth and then toned blue to reflect the cold feel.