Photo Fun!

As a photographer nowadays we have tons of tools to use to interpret how we want our image to look. Ninety-five percent are way to wacky for most of us to use but once and a while it’s fun to play.

That’s what I did the other day. Here is the original image that I started with:

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The first time I saw these flowers I thought they were the coolest flowers ever. Being from New England I had never seen them before. Of course, the first thing I did was make it black and white:

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More emphasis on the shape and less on the color. Next I tried out a painterly, watercolor look:

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An antiqued look:

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There were tons more I could have tried out but you get the drift. Sometimes, playing around can lead to new ideas and sometimes it’s just a fun experiment.

—contributed by Sandy Burr

© Sandy Burr Photography

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