Katie Prior's Image - The Cobb
Katie Prior’s Image – The Cobb

When I saw Katie’s image it reminded me of my travels, though typically I visit a much warmer location.  However, I always enjoy pictures of the ocean as it breaks against a pier.  I did my typical small changes to the image in Lightroom where the image was cropped, exposure was edited slightly, vibrance was popped up quite a bit along with the blue and aqua in luminance and saturation.  Then the image was brought into Photoshop where mostly I just did a few burns against the mountain area along the water line and then did a new change for me where on a new layer, I used the color replacement tool and picked a light blue to adjust the skyline from gray to more of a blue-gray.  Thanks, Katie for the lovely image and to Stacy for keeping the ball rolling.

Visual Venturing Katie’s Image

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Robin Kent Image edited by KChengelis – KCinAZ
Original Robin Kent Image
Original Robin Kent Image

I didn’t do a great deal of editing to Robin’s already great image. In Lightroom, the image was sharpened and a few changes made to exposure. I tried to bring down the yellow cast in the building and did so a bit. Mostly I cropped the image and removed the people from the foreground grassy area. In Photoshop the blue in the sky was increased using a mask so that the building and grass were not changed. Also, the burn tool was used to deepen the color of the grassy area.

To check out all the other versions, visit Stacy’s One Photo Focus.

While at Divi Little Bay Resort in Saint Maarten Nether Antilles saw this beautiful sand sculpture of a mother turtle in front of her egg nest.  Nicely done by the artist. I’ve not post processed this image because for once I didn’t cart along my iMac.  Just brought the iPad, iPhone, and big arsed camera.  I didn’t have the camera so ok this with my iPad for a test run.

 

Save the turtles sand sculpture
Save the turtles sand sculpture

Several days later I’ve finally been able to upload the image.  It late evening aboard the Smitten Kitten catamaran again with Stuart and Jenny.  I finally have wi-fi that will allow me to post.  We are off on our last catamaran sail in the Caribbean for a awhile.  One of the greatest holidays ever.  Hopefully more to come as the week progresses.

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A portion of a wall in a historical site on the Island of Crete. .

A portion of a rustic wall on the exterior of a historical site on the Island of Crete. I’ve included a sign from the site dedicated in 1947 is below.  Unfortunately, I don’t  read Greek so I’m at a loss to where or what the site was. I believe it was barracks or a military site during WWII but am not positive.  Click HERE to see more entries from this weeks Challenge.

 

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