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Hibiscus Flower – How to Turn a Photo into a Sketch

This is a fairly simple way to turn a photo into a sketch, as long as you know your way around the program that lets you do this kind of stuff with your photos. I use Photoshop Elements or GIMP, but any program that lets you work with layers will do. (The following instructions may […]
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Photographs and the Right to Privacy

When you snap a picture of another person, two fundamental rights often come into play: the right of the photographer to free expression and the right of the subject to privacy (the right to be left alone). – Lien Verbauwhede, 2006 – On my blogs, the right of privacy always outweighs my right as a […]
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Distortion and the Jelly Fish

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as much as you please. – Mark Twain – One of the most beautiful exhibits at an aquarium – a tank full of Jelly Fish. Now for the distortion. Rest assured, no Jelly Fish were hurt in the process. I opened the photo in Photoshop Elements […]
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Snow Covered Mountains and Furniture

Winter is that discouraging time of the year when the house uses more fuel than the car. – Doug Larson – The first word that pops into my mind when I think Winter? Snow! The second word? Cold! Then chocolate and nap, not because they are winter words, but because it is New Years Day […]
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Iceland Poppies – Orange Art

Summer in our part of the world is compressed into a few short months of floral photograph opportunities. If I am absent from my yard for more than a few days, some of my flowers will have bloomed and moved on to the all important job of setting seed. But I can always count on […]
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