343/366 Hipsta Xmas #1

Another image taken with the Hipstamatic Basel combination. I really, really like this pak a lot, which means you may be seeing it a lot this month.

Image taken with Hipstamatic Basel combination and processed with a shot of Snapseed

For today: Hipsta Xmas #1

Hipsta Xmas #1

Hipsta Xmas #1

 

 

342/366 Still Life Squared

Something a bit different today-a still life processed through the usual culprits and then using the Jixi Pix app, Kyoobik Photo. I realized afterwards that this is similar to a still life that I put together last year. I guess I like clementines and fir-

It’s different.

Image taken with iPhone 7 and processed with Snapseed, iColorama, Stackables and Kyoobik Photo

For today: Still Life Squared

Still Life Squared

Still Life Squared

 

 

341/366 If I can stop

Today is my mother’s birthday. I miss her. Though she was not much for poetry, I think she would have liked this sentiment–it is how she tried to live her life.

Image taken with iPhone 7 and processed with PhotoCopier, Snapseed, iColorama and Stackables. I am experimenting with *faux* photo emulsions and then running them through Polamatic.

The clip below the image is a deleted scene from the original 1940 film Fantasia. It has special meaning as the melody, “Clair de Lune” composed by Claude Debussy, was among my mother’s most favorite pieces.  She was among other things, an accomplished pianist and of all the music she played, it was the Romantic and the Impressionist composers she returned too again and again.  I can remember as a small child falling asleep under the blonde wood Baby Grand that belonged to her mother as she played–and this piece was played often. (She later traded that piano in for a spinet of all things, one of the great regrets of her life.) It was only fitting then, that the strains of Debussy escorted her at her funeral. The segment too would have appealed to my mother for her tremendous love of nature and its wonders.

Love you Mom.

For today: If I can stop

If I can stop

If I can stop

 

340/366 The Yellow Glistens

An overcast and cold rainy day today-this was just what I needed, courtesy of a local business and Wallace Stevens-

Image taken with iPhone 7 and processed using Polamatic SX70 presets

For today: The Yellow Glistens

The Yellow Glistens

The Yellow Glistens

339/366 Patience

It is the time of year when the amaryllis bulbs are planted and we wait for the magical blooms to appear. Hubble is my helper today.

I also got a chance to try out the new Hipstamatic combo: Basel film paired with the Muller lens. I really like it and look forward to working with it more.

Image taken with Hipstamatic and processed with Polamatic

For today: Patience

Patience

Patience

 

 

338/366 Glimmer

An elegant looking bird bath filled with christmas ornaments-

Image taken and processed with iPhone 7 using Stackables, iColorama, Formulas and Snapseed

For today: Glimmer

Glimmer

Glimmer

 

 

337/366 Labyrinth

I had an opportunity to attend a local open studio event hosted every year by artist, photographer, and author, Catherine Anderson. Her studio space is nothing short of amazing–everywhere you turn there is something to spark creativity and spirituality. While her studio is filled with all manner of things, her backyard is another story. Here along with carefully placed benches, bird feeders, and statuary, there is a labyrinth. I was able to take a couple of pictures in between other visitors who either walked it or who decided to just took in the morning sights and sounds. I would love to have something like this in my back yard, but shudder to think of the “Hubble Highway”cutting through it.

Image taken with iPhone 7 and processed with iColorama, Snapseed, Stackables and Formulas

For today: Labyrinth

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

 

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