A Walk in the Park

I had to deviate from my Ireland posts to show everyone what a beautiful fall day it is in Bellingham, Washington...and also ask a question about HDR photography. Recently, I found the HDR Toning option in PhotoShop. I've used it on a few of my photos, with some manual fine-tuning. I'm not sure if I …

Roses in Sepia

The red of the roses was deep and perfect.  Perfectly boring - just like most things that are too pretty.  The sepia added a bit of nostalgia and interest for me.  Plus, I wanted to play with "dodge and burn" in Photoshop, and I liked the effect better on the sepia. I don't know why …

First Snow!

I was sitting by the fire last night, editing photos to use in my Harris Avenue Cafe display next month, when Jess walked into the living room exclaiming "Oh my God!" Apparently I had been so focused on my editing that I didn't see the blizzard happening out the window behind me.  This gives me a couple of reasons …