Diving for Seed Pearls (above) is a revision I just made yesterday of a photo I took this spring. I keep imagining that anyone who stumbles across this blog familiar with digital photo editing will immediately recognize my fondness (over-use?) of inverting the colors in a picture. So be it. I like the change in depth and emphasis it creates, and I usually change the colors even more. In this case, the above is straight inversion of the colors (with some very minor brightening).
I also really like the original (it's one I've used in a greeting card design and posted here previously) The Jewel in the Lotus, posted below to illustrate what inverting (as I tend to call it, reversing) the colors does:
And last today, The Seeding of a Solar System, below, was taken of a rose on the same bush as in "Diving for Seed Pearls." Another picture for which I inverted the colors. But in this one I did a great deal of color manipulation even after that to arrive at a result I felt good about:
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