Thursday, December 12, 2013


All three pix today are from the same old photo. Same crop, but the first above, Laying Down the Pattern (7-17-10 10012e), is straightforward, no fussing. It's over three years old and has sat in its folder all that time unposted due to a little focus problem. (Which is what can happen when a much larger photo gets cropped so small. But I've never been able to make it "work" as a larger pic, even though each time I come across it I try cropping the full original yet another way.)

This second below, Stirring the Brew (7-17-10 10012v2), has clearly been massively fudged with in both Photoshop and MS Picture Manager:

And the third below, Study in Mauve (7-17-10 10012ev7), has also been obviously heavily edited:

Why so often do I make several versions of a picture? Mostly because as I go along I see results I like but I don't yet feel settled on, so I save them, just in case. Then when I settle on a version, I've got those I'd saved along the way still calling to my imagination.

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‘til next take, may you enjoy life in the ever changing light,

[aka: Patricia Kelly] **** If you wish to copy or use any of my writing or photos, please email me for permission (under “View my complete profile”) ****


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