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ABFriday: Derelict Boat

Happy New Year! And what better way to start the year off than with After Before Friday, sponsored by Stacy Fischer at Visual Venturing. To see how other photographers interpreted this month’s photograph, click here. This month’s selection came from Laura Macky, whose past participation encouraged many of us to up our game after seeing…

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ABFriday – November 2015

Another month has gone by and it’s time again for the ABFriday One Photo Focus, sponsored by Stacy Fisher over at Visual Venturing. A number of us take the same picture and post process it with our own interpretation. It’s always fun to see what everyone does! This month’s entries can be found here and was…

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ABFriday: Stone, Water and Sky

It’s once again time for After-Before Friday, hosted as always by Stacy Fisher over at Visual Venturing. To see other pictures from ABFriday, click here.  It’s always fun to check and see the many variations that happen each month! On the left is the original photo; on the right is how the photo looked after I…

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AB Friday: Capitol Building

Thanks to Stacy Fisher, sponsor for another month of After-Before Friday (ABFriday) and Robin Kent (Photography by Kent), who provided the picture! While other months had tough technical challenges to the photos, this month was hard because the photo was so nearly perfect already.  . So here’s the original photo. The people are minor, the…

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AB Friday: March 2015

It’s time again for the ABFriday One Photo Focus Challenge, in which a photograph is provided for readers to interpret with post-photo processing.  This month’s photo came from Loré Dombaj at Snow’s Fissures and Fractures.  To see how other photographers interpreted this picture (and they will be wildly different), click here. The original started out like…

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The Beauty of Shadows

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings — always darker, emptier and simpler. ― Friedrich Nietzsche All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow. ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina This week’s photo challenge is “shadowed“, in which we are told: Experimenting with shadows can be…

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Merry Christmas 2014!

When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness. — Bob Hope Merry Christmas everyone!  Enjoy your family and friends, be of a cheerful heart, and love what you have. [The pictures were taken by my son-in-law and used with…

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