Experimenting (never-ending, isn’t it?!) joyfully, like a child discovering more stuff a toy can do, as I rework the photos of my white roses, thanks to Bonnie at Pixel Dust Photo Art… for PAF this week:

This is abstraction reached using Bonnie’s off_kilter texture… ( 1st. layer(s) difference @100% x2, then saturation @100%)… Lovely and vivid, isn’t it? Yum!

Another photo, using chinks_of_light this time… Blend modes – hue x2 @100%; hard mix @47%; altered the colour/balance; used pin light @100% and posterized edges!) Voila!

Bonnie’s approach, like that of Nancy Donaldson, is so playful and adventurous, I just love it! She also has some really cool stuff to photograph in her garden… 😉

Join in the fun by following my links above. 🙂

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I'm a 54 year old married mother of 1, wed to a disabled angler, who's my Hero and daily Inspiration. I'm starting over at 54 and blogging my journey....

13 responses »

  1. interesting work. I think the first one is my favourite.

  2. I like the simplicity of form and color in the first image – very painterly. Visiting from PAF

  3. Marilyn says:

    Rosie, these certainly exemplify your blog — “Color Me Bold”. Very vibrant!

  4. Ida says:

    Wow these are so different. I’m really drawn to the Vivid example. Well done.

  5. Sherri B. says:

    What wonderful effects! I know exactly what you mean about feeling like a child who is discovering more stuff a toy can do…it’s so true when playing with effects in PSE. 🙂

  6. I really like the touch of grunge or should be say grain to the images, you have created great images with the texture. Cheers

  7. Nadege says:

    Wonderful creative work. I love the colors and composition in the first one.

  8. kareninkenai says:

    really enjoy the colors of the abstract – such a fun challenge this week. thanks for sharing. kareninkenai

  9. Suzanne says:

    very cool, love your images
    Blessings
    Suzanne

  10. johanna says:

    your vivid flowers are a hoot!! i just ♥ bold and vivid! so well done!!!

  11. I like them both. So different and both so beautiful.

  12. Hi Rosie, been browsing through your blog and Flickr, great work. I think I went a little on the wild side for PAF, the abstract ran away. Cheers

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