I love using editing programs and websites because I really enjoy the creative process of taking a picture and turning it into something special, or even giving it a different story to tell. It is really a big part of my love of photography. I do love getting that perfect picture that needs nothing done to it, but I also love creating art from my art with post processing. My first picture of the day only needed a tiny bit of tweaking to bring out the vividness of the color of the flower.
This is another picture I just added a little bit of back light to, and nothing else.
Here is another one of my abstract creations for the April theme at 365project. When I was in college I took a class on Shamanism. In this class we
learned the meditation technique known as "Journeying." It is a
wonderful experience and really helps you feel connected with yourself
and the world around you. I still do this sometimes (not as often as
I'd like) and it always helps me feel grounded and centered. As I was
editing this photo, it ended up looking to me like a Journey, hence the
Then, there are the cellphone apps that make taking a processed picture tons of fun. I always have my phone with me as well as my actual camera because I can take other types of pictures with it that I cannot take with my Fuji.
We are still without a shower as my husband is still working on our
master bath. So, when I can I shower at the Y. This is me standing at a
locker at the Y. I was alone in the locker room.