Category Archives: art

Backyard Experiments

I have a lot of graphic software, and I don’t make full use of it. Who does? One of my favorite programs is Topaz Simplify. If offers a variety of treatments, but I pretty much use the same one over … Continue reading

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Sandhill Crane, FL and WI

From Wiki: Sandhill cranes have one of the longest fossil histories of any extant bird. A 10-million-year-old crane fossil from Nebraska is said to be of this species, but this may be from a prehistoric relative or the direct ancestor of sandhill cranes and not belong in … Continue reading

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Before/After: The Fish

When I moved into this place, a plastic fish was hanging on the kitchen wall under a clock. Tacky, but I kind of liked it. Must be the influence of living in Florida. 😉 I hung it in the bathroom, … Continue reading

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Before/After: Bridge Lizard

Taking the photo is only the beginning. After that there are a myriad of processing choices to make that photo better or different or unique. I’ve taken lots of pics of lizards. Florida is loaded with ’em. They’re cute, harmless … Continue reading

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Before/After: Piliated Woodpecker

I took this photo years ago in Wisconsin, in a friend’s backyard. It’s the only time I’ve seen a piliated woodpecker. They’re huge birds. I was quite a distance away, with an older camera that didn’t have the zoom my current … Continue reading

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