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Road to Carcassonne

Road to Carcassonne

mouse-over for before view. Welcome to the first blog with the new Ethereal Textures used! They say all roads lead to Rome, well this one more so as its a typical Roman road that leads from Carcassonne to Rome. I just shot this quick view on my Iphone from the...

sunrise through the pines

sunrise through the pines

  Had to get up at the crack of dawn or with the lark as we English say, with the intention of trying to catch any morning mist whilst staying at my sisters house which is situated in woodland in Surrey, England. This occasion happened to be on my birthday, April...

path through pinewood mist

path through pinewood mist

  Twisty paths are journeys and this kind of imagery is the perfect metaphor for the interesting twists and turns of a life story and thus make perfect book cover images! Over the Christmas period I’d been casually looking for art old college friends on the net...

Tree Sunrise

Tree Sunrise

  Recently Jill pointed out I'd not done a blog entry for months! So here it is, my mea culpa blog! But I must also quickly add that I've not been lying on my laurels, I've been doing loads backstage and this will shortly become evident with new flypaper projects...

trees through the mist

trees through the mist

As its abnormally freezing cold outside, here in the French Mediterranean, I thought I'd go through the old pictures that never reached the blog, mostly this happens because the tutorial is either too complicated, lost layers or was produced with pre-released...

Voyage through canal mist

Voyage through canal mist

A big thanks to Ellen for her kind texture feature on dpreview and a warm welcome to their visiting fans! Once again its the time of year for my favorite misty, foggy mornings in the Mediterranean! As soon as I open my shutters and spy mist outside, I need to work...

Misty morning

This image was done for a texturing challenge over on Flickr, the starting image was kindly  provided by flickr member  Adrigu . Misty landscapes are always great to texture so I jumped at the chance to do this and thought I'd share my recipe here. To start with I...

edge of the pines

After waiting for snow for much of the winter, I finally gave in and drove up into our local mountains in search of the precious white powder! After a great day and many worth while captures, this was the final shot, with a polarizer filter in raw mode. Taken during...

Life on the edge

Back on a misty autumnal day I visited this Roman excavation site, I've written about it before in Pines in the Mist This image is from the top of that hill overlooking the famous l'oppidum d'Enserune, a UNESCO protected medieval cartwheel farm system, here, totally...

Moon tree ~ Bonne année !

From Jill and I we'd like to wish you all a gilded Bonne année!Its funny how the best shots are never planned!Yesterday, as it was sunny, I went for a drive in search of fresh images.Its continually maddening that all the best views are from our motorways and they are...