Now seemed to be the perfect time to share this group of pictures taken of a young couple walking along the beach boardwalk in the port city of Chania on the Island of Crete in Greece. It was just like they were dancing a waltz as I watched him twirl her to put his arm around her shoulder. What a joy to see Summer Lovin’ represented with this two young people. Lightroom & Photoshop remarks for Stacy’s ABFriday settings on Visual Venturing: Nikon D60 with Nikor DX 18-55mm lens 3.5-5.6 Original 3872×2592 cropped to 3335×2488 then down to 1500×1150(approx.) In Lightroom shadow saturation increased, black clipping increased 7, vibrance +10,Read More →

  There was so much color, festivity and livelihood at the Lions Square in Heraklion on the Island of Crete, Greece.  I loved watching the two boys play in the street as though there were no one else around to see them. They sparred and danced around the square for over 15 minutes. I’m sure big brother was letting the younger excel at the game as it continued on and on.  Take a look off to the left, sitting on the edge of the Lions Fountain is a young street entertainer playing the accordion while another on looker further up is a woman carrying the largeRead More →

Had some fun with Photoshop tonight.  Multiple color adjustments using masking, polygonal lasso tool, magnetic lasso tool, and multiple layers.  Then after reading a tutorial from Leanne Cole, I added a watermark signature and scaled down the image size so that it is more web friendly. Thanks, Leanne, for the tips!Read More →

I’ve searched the internet high and low to try to find out where on Crete this wonderful restaurant is located but have not been successful.  I’ve since learned to make notes of our travels using the notepad on my iPhone.   My Greek hubby and I visited Crete for 2 weeks back in October of 2010.  It was a fabulous vacation of touring the lovely Greek Island of Crete.  Most likely because of my love of cooking and unique ways to prepare food, I found this restaurant intriguing.   They started up the oven early in the morning and filled it with the dishes to be servedRead More →