hydrangea

Cup of blues

Cup of blues

mouse-over for before view. It's no secret that I love my blue hydrangeas, unfortunately I have trouble growing them, they all seem to revert to pink unless I sprinkle Aluminium Sulphate around the plant and I'm hopeless at remembering to do this, the result, pink...

Hydrangea Blue

Hydrangea Blue

mouse-over for before view. Not another hydrangea I hear you saying 🙂 I'm of the opinion that you can never have too many! They're such photogenic flowers especially my favourite blue variety. This was textured with a mix of old and new Flypapers, one texture came...

Blue

Blue

mouse-over for before view. You'll be pleased to know that the Hydrangea that I planted last season has remained blue! So I'm happy! I'm now hoping the bush will grow a bit bigger now and have a mass of flowers to brighten a fairly bland corner of my garden. While...

Hydrangea blue

Hydrangea blue

  Our apologies for the lack of posts here recently, we've both been on holiday but normal services have resumed so with luck you should see a bit more activity here on the blog. I'm still processing the photos I took while on lovely whistle-stop visit to New...

Vintage Hydrangea

Vintage Hydrangea

  I am enjoying the versatility of our new Flypaper metallics, I love the light metallic sheen that some of them give to photos depending on the blending mode and opacity of the texture layer, this adds a whole new dimension. In this shot of a single hydrangea...

Tintype Jug

Tintype Jug

  Yet another blog post from me!  Paul has had computer problems recently  but he's almost back up to speed now with a sparkling new toy so you will be pleased to know there will be blog posts from him again in the not too distant future 🙂 In today's photo...

Tintype Hydrangea

Tintype Hydrangea

  I hope you're all enjoying playing with the wonderful new Tintype Edges as much as we are. They're going to be very versatile especially if you want an authentic vintage look. Paul and I have been experimenting with scanning things on our flatbed scanners and...

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

  Some more of my favourite climbing hydrangea which grows in our city's Botanic Gardens just down the road. I do have a plant in my own garden but it's only a baby and I'm waiting impatiently for it to grow....maybe next season I'll have butterflies in my...

Hydrangea Blues

Hydrangea Blues

Paul always manages to write such interesting posts when he blogs, but with my flowers I struggle to think of anything to write, I'm just getting over a nasty bout of the flu at the moment which probably won't help my blog writing. I especially like blue hydrangeas...

Ode

Another photo of one of my favourite photographic subjects, I never get sick of the climbing hydrangea! The photo was taken with my wonderful new Pentax 50-135 f2.8 lens, it produces some lovely bokeh. I textured this on the laptop while I was at our country hut this...