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Saturday, February 28, 2015  "FENCED"  “It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.” ~ Jim Rohn  This was photographed from the vehicle (passenger's side) three days ago when we got four to five inches of snow between 12:15 PM and approximately 5:00 PM (nonstop). My hubby had seen this scene on his way home from work and pointed it out to me as we were riding around enjoying the snow scenes in our city. Did you notice the light in the window? I didn't until after I uploaded the photo.   The complete "Snow What Fun" 2015 gallery is here:  http://godschild.smugmug.com/Weather/Ice-and-Snow-2015/  The fourth and final Sunday of Judy's (aka fotoeffects) "Still Life" Challenge is tomorrow. I am ready; are you?  Have a safe weekend!  (photo taken 2/25/2015)
02-28-2015 - Cortez, CO - Mesa Verde - Long House         Link to Photo  Without Frame
My best friend Clare Bear the other day was making comments on Facebook such as 'why are you staying up there'?  (I think this was in response to a typical Grotty Seaside pic.)  Well if this isn't a good enough reason, I don't know what is.  To walk along the sand at dawn or at dusk and see the winter sun aching over the beach, and marvel at it - like you're caught in the surrealism of a Pink Floyd song.    And sometimes be the only one there.  And sometimes have to prize my camera hand out of my boyfriend's 'cos he doesn't easily let go of it.  You just don't see stuff like this in London.  Maybe you just don't see stuff like this anywhere else.  (Maybe I stopped looking.)  We came up here last year for varying reasons - work related, children related, ex-wife related, and Jay took a six month secondment with his company.  Well, ten months later, we're still here and there's no sign of us leaving yet.  And we've talked about it and thought maybe, just maybe, we CBFA to go back.  There's cliches that come to mind about the pace of life being slower, and the housing market being cheaper - but at the end of the day - the hour and 45 it takes by car to get back to East London - well, you could do that getting from one side of the city to another.    And I'm writing again.  I haven't written anything for over ten years.  And I know it's better now.  And Jay is writing - he gets up in the night and has a song in his head and has to get it out - and it's better than anything.  He says he writes better songs being up here.  I was worried his music would suffer but it's gone the other way.  So, at the moment I'm happy to stay.
Pacific Golden Plover - taken on Maui.  I really appreciate the comments!
Here is another sampler of filter effects applied to the same starting image.  In this case I started with an image of a hallway in the Michigan League, with a domed ceiling and lights reflecting in a polished stone floor.  All the filters are various so-called distortion filters, each of which comes with a variety of presets, and within each preset there is the ability to generate a large number of randomly chosen variations on the settings of the sliders that control the appearance of the distortion.  Great fun.  DP059-2015  Posted Saturday, February 28;  created ditto If you couldn't tell, the starting image is in the center.  I have uploaded full-sized version of it and the eight distortions here:  http://arctangent.smugmug.com/Photography/Creative-Alterations/Proj-3-Distortion-Filter-Comp/47750892_4hCc87  Starting image taken October 25, 2014  Title:  Filter Sampler - Variations on a Lighted Hallway
February 28, 2015  As I mentioned before in one of my POTDs recently the Safari Club International (SCI) show has a lot of booths with items for sale to attract both the males and females that visit.  Here's a booth (one of many) directed specifically at the ladies that visited the show.  Every year I go to this booth and admire the exotic leather purses that are on display.  The colors and the leathers are just exquisite.  I overhead the owner talking to a customer about custom designing a purse to the customer's specifications.  I can't even imagine what that would cost, but I assure you that it's not in my budget.  :-)  "I'm never without Nerds and peanut M&M's. I have a sweet tooth! I have an unlimited supply on hand at home, but the candy packs in my purse are not for sharing."  ~ Joanna Garcia  Thank you for your comments and critiques.  Have a colorful day today my friends!  Linda http://lgood.smugmug.com
February 28, 2015 I love this stone work don’t you?
The '28 and '33 Auburns driving as it was beginning to snow.
It's Saturday - time for a bath Cormorant seen in Vienna
Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show  04/01/2012
June 25...   Blif has reached school age. He is not the best in his class, but before and after lessons he loves to play around with his 7 classmates
Sycamore Canyon Trail...   Sycamore Canyon Trail  5040 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA  Thanks for your views and comments! Critiques welcome...  February 27, 2015
Under a stand of trees in the park, next door. More sunshine today but wow , it was cold! The coldest February since 1979.  Bought a navy blue, arctic temperature jacket while the sales are on, because it is warmer than the one I have now.  27/02/15
02-27-2015 - Central City, CO - Gold Mine on Virginia Canyon Rd         Link to Photo  Without Frame        Thank You for Making this Daily Photo Tied for the #1 Pick on 02-27-2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015

"FENCED"

“It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.” ~ Jim Rohn

This was photographed from the vehicle (passenger's side) three days ago when we got four to five inches of snow between 12:15 PM and approximately 5:00 PM (nonstop). My hubby had seen this scene on his way home from work and pointed it out to me as we were riding around enjoying the snow scenes in our city. Did you notice the light in the window? I didn't until after I uploaded the photo.

The complete "Snow What Fun" 2015 gallery is here:
http://godschild.smugmug.com/Weather/Ice-and-Snow-2015/

The fourth and final Sunday of Judy's (aka fotoeffects) "Still Life" Challenge is tomorrow. I am ready; are you?

Have a safe weekend!

(photo taken 2/25/2015)

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Saturday, February 28, 2015  "FENCED"  “It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.” ~ Jim Rohn  This was photographed from the vehicle (passenger's side) three days ago when we got four to five inches of snow between 12:15 PM and approximately 5:00 PM (nonstop). My hubby had seen this scene on his way home from work and pointed it out to me as we were riding around enjoying the snow scenes in our city. Did you notice the light in the window? I didn't until after I uploaded the photo.   The complete "Snow What Fun" 2015 gallery is here:  http://godschild.smugmug.com/Weather/Ice-and-Snow-2015/  The fourth and final Sunday of Judy's (aka fotoeffects) "Still Life" Challenge is tomorrow. I am ready; are you?  Have a safe weekend!  (photo taken 2/25/2015)
Saturday, February 28, 2015

"FENCED"

“It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.” ~ Jim Rohn

This was photographed from the vehicle (passenger's side) three days ago when we got four to five inches of snow between 12:15 PM and approximately 5:00 PM (nonstop). My hubby had seen this scene on his way home from work and pointed it out to me as we were riding around enjoying the snow scenes in our city. Did you notice the light in the window? I didn't until after I uploaded the photo.

The complete "Snow What Fun" 2015 gallery is here:
http://godschild.smugmug.com/Weather/Ice-and-Snow-2015/

The fourth and final Sunday of Judy's (aka fotoeffects) "Still Life" Challenge is tomorrow. I am ready; are you?

Have a safe weekend!

(photo taken 2/25/2015)

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