Sea

Flying Lessons (or Gull ballet)

Another from a visit to the beach the other day!Quite a bit of work went into this one to get the "look" I wanted.First I duplicated the background and blurred it using a lens blur, and using a layer mask removed some of the blur from the central portion of the...

The castle…

This was taken after a lovely walk on my favourite beach. These two little girls were busily building a sandcastle when a wave came and washed away most of their hard work as often happens. Although this looks warm it was quite chilly but being kids they were...

Windswept

These trees are a feature of the coast in the beautiful Catlins area in the south of New Zealand. The wind comes off the sea and sculpts the trees to these wonderfully surreal shapes.I processed this fairly lightly with Soft Caramel soft light 67% , Bruised Saffron...

Patong beach in Phuket

To spice up this Thai beach landscape I used just one Flypaper texture,Apple Crumble @ Full Blur filter mode and Overlay @ 82%.This resort was badly damaged by the tsunami several years ago.Many locals and visitors lost their lives. Patong in Phuket, pictured above...

Stormy Sea

Anyone who follows my photos will know I love walking on the beach and we're so lucky here to have so many readily accessible beaches nearby. This was taken on a stormy day back in May when there was a dramatic big surf and stormy sky. The original photo included the...

visitor from the past

A simple use of Flypapers Raw Linen in full blur mode.Blend hard light Opacity was 100%, fill Opacity @ 94% Necropolis texture was used to finish.Blend soft light 48% and fill opacity @ 57%. Just these two textures were used to create an almost 'sepia effect' of a...

Beach Builders

This texture is a favorite, I've only used it once here,but we're planning on bringing more out asap!It was named 'Dangerous Liaisons' as it brings to mind a crumpled letter.See it on Flickr