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I took very early retirement from teaching in '06 and did some traveling in Europe and the UK before settling down to do some private tutoring. As a voracious reader, I have many books waiting in line for me to read. Tell me I shouldn't read something, and I will. I'm a happy, optimistic person and I love to travel and through that believe that life can be a continuous learning experience. I'm looking forward to traveling more some day. I enjoy walking, cycling, water aerobics & and sports like tennis, volleyball, and fastpitch/baseball. I'm just getting into photography as a hobby and I'm enjoying learning all the bits and bobs of my digital camera. My family is everything to me and I'm delighted to be the mother of two girls and the Gramma of a boy and a girl. I may be a Gramma, but I'm at heart just a girl who wants to have fun.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Creative Photography #7

To see more Creative Photography go to Roger's site here.







I changed this photo into black and white and then played around with tints until I found what I liked. Hope you like it, too. The original photo is below.





28 comments:

napaboaniya said...

Totally different colors and it still looks good! :) Nice edits

Anne in Oxfordshire said...

Love the Green...very clever...:-)

RiverPoet said...

Looks like you created glowing emeralds from a simple flower. Cool!

Peace - D

Roger said...

Cool glowing effects!

Thank you for your Creative Photography submission.

Patti said...

Very cool! I love what you did in editing the original. The green is luminous.

Good luck in Roger's contest.

me ann my camera said...

Very nice. It is so much fun playing around with tints and shades; and the results are often more funner!
ann at nature tales

Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

I really like the green as well! That's super cool!
Mountain Retreat Photos

Lori Stilger said...

I never would have guessed what the original shot looked like. VERY intriguing. Thanks for sharing!
Good luck! :) Have a great day - BE BLESSED!

Lone Grey Squirrel said...

Both pictures are beautiful.

Country Girl said...

Very interesting. Different sort of effect!

GranmaL said...

Cool, looks great either way!

Ellee Seymour said...

I am hoping I can be as creative as this with my new Apple MacBook. It has great photo and video software.

Casdok said...

I love it! Its amazing what you can do!

Jo said...

Leslie, you are a fabulous photographer. The original photo is exquisite. The altered one - not so much. I have seen your photographs, and believe me, there is no way you could ever improve on them by fooling around with PhotoShop. Your original photos knock the altered photos out of the water.

Daryl said...

Clever ... and makes it into a whole other 'thing' ...

:-Daryl

dale said...

Leslie, the original is a nice photo however, the edited version is very creative. I'm amazed how the edit produced what appears to be a different light source. The green version looks as if the subject is slightly translucent and there a light behind. Clever effect.

cheers
dale

Raven said...

Wow! Wonderfully creative. I really love it. Gorgeous green color too.

Lilli & Nevada said...

Oh my that is beautiful Love the colors

leslie said...

Gee thanks everyone - even you, Josie! lol Like Dale mentions, I liked how the green made the flower look translucent and like there's a light behind it. I also liked how the petals are outlined in a sort of smoky look.

But, yes Josie, I do like the originals, too! *grin*

Dianne said...

I love the green and they way the texture became so interesting - crystal like.

Gill - That British Woman said...

that is so neat.

Gill from Southern Ontario

starnitesky said...

Another great creative photo - well done.

Ralph said...

I've never seen a flower in emerald neon. But I like it. Although the original flower is merely pretty, the altered one is striking...

genny said...

Thats pretty definitely creative...

Sanni said...

WOW! That's awesome - you did a fantastic job.

Good luck!

the teach said...

Has a psychedelic look! A different look from the original all together! Good luck in Roger's contest! :)

Sweeta said...

Great job on the edits. Love the green color!

Linda said...

I'm late getting here from last week's contest (it was a hectic week!) but I did want to pop by to check out everyone's entries.

That's really neat how you turned that flower to such a lovely glowing green! I like that you posted the original for us to see the contrast, too!