16 March 2008

hdr at the Natural History Museum


A slightly better effort than those of the recent past I think - more sharpening applied which helped (although overall quality probably adversely affected as a result). I think Mr Ruskin might have approved.

Inspiring Pictures

Many thanks to Judith Dahmen for her help and inspiration today - do check out her pictures here and, if you can, get along to the Inn at Kew Gardens, a great pub / hotel / restaurant where she has a stunning exhibition of her work.

Wounded Angel by Emily Young


I've posted similar before but I thought the sculpture so beautiful that it could stand a few re-shoots.

Kew Gardens


It was freezing, wet and a bit miserable here today, but still Kew had a melancholy charm.

Temperate House, Kew

Kew Gardens


So, the background needs burning in a bit and it doesn't quite capture the melancholy I was trying for but not too bad an effort. It involves a fake infrared-effect layer overlaying an undersaturated background layer, both with varying degrees of opacity. Layers, you see - I'm slowly getting there. Raster, vector, adjustment? I have no idea about the meaning of these yet but I'm working on on it, I'm working on it!

Derelict

Welcome to Mrs Lemon's: Sic transit gloria mundi.

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Something of an online zibaldone, albeit not on Tumblr where one might otherwise expect to find such things, "Mrs Lemon's Visit to Japan" takes its name from a poster seen in Cornwall advertising a talk at the local Women's Institute. I hope there is something here you like.

NB If you go back in time far enough on here some of the photos start to disappear - not sure why. Whatever is happening with the missing pictures, apologies.

BW

Patrick

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