Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy the images I have posted. Please do not reproduce them without my permission. Most are available as note/greeting cards or as prints/enlargements. Thank you for visiting my site and your comments.
Many have asked about the Header image above, which I named 'Eerie Genny'. It was originally shot with film [taken on the shore of the Genesee River near the Univ. of Rochester]. During the darkroom development, I flashed a light above the tray. The process, known as 'solarization', produces eerie, ghostlike effects; some have mistaken this image as an infra-red photo. Some 35+ years later, I scanned and digitized the print, and did a little modern day editing, and, voila.
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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Abstract Aruba Sunsets [Sky Watch Friday]

These images complete my ‘Aruba cycle’. Actually, I posted the bottom shot just about a year ago, but I decided to repeat it since it complements the new image.  In both the funky coloration was generated in Photoshop Elements using the 'posterization' technique [I imagine there is a comparable procedure available in Photoshop.] To start, I clicked on FILTER in the overhead options bar, then clicked on ADJUSTMENTS in the drop down, and then selected POSTERIZE. A choice of LEVELS appears in a box; the number determines the degree of ‘funkiness’ you want to see [I used 4]. Basically, that is the whole process. What is appealing is that one can sometime transform a rather ordinary image into a strikingly abstract one.

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