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Sunday, January 2, 2011

Surprises

This is a quickie post.
Like the way I just start off with that statement?
I guess it’s the guilt that I should be working….
On what? …..everything.
but I won’t get into that…..
this is suppose to be a quickie remember.
I was inspired by my husband.
Yes, the man I love that never picks up my camera…..or rarely
unless it’s for a spider or some kind of weird bug.
Not usually anything  you’d appreciate me showing.
Am I right?
cuz I can….I have plenty!
Well, anyways he came walking back in after a couple of minutes. I asked him
what he had photographed and he just said you must have changed the settings.
I told him yes and then looked at what he photographed.
I had left it on Manual and it was nothing more then an outline and completely overexposed.
I changed the settings……went outside and handed it back to him and
with a slight “ you can adjust the white balance” lingering in the air….falling to deaf ears
he walked off.
It was the fog that he wanted
on the pond.





5

unaltered

2

number1

4
Ok I altered a few….
the last 3.
I couldn’t help myself!
and if I could remember what I did, I would tell you. Really should write things down more.
The first 3 are as is with just a little contrast added.
There’s not really anything special about them except that they were taken by George.
Always surprising me that guy….
not a bug in these picture!


charlotte

but not so surprised about him photographing this little puff ball.
If looks could KILL?????


Hope your New Year is going well so far!

16 comments:

Olive Cooper said...

Geoge did good. The fog is special but I love the puff ball!

oldgreymare said...

Well for quickies they are most satisfying..

Sorry my bad, I could not resist..... : 0

xx
z

sissie said...

Great photos! Love the puff ball kitty.

hugs
Sissie

Julie@beingRUBY said...

my goodness Carole.. they are absolutely beautiful.. quite ethereal!!!

Well done George.. and well done Carole for your editing skills.. xxx Julie

Collected Treasures...for the home, heart and soul said...

absolutely magical....

Theresa said...

OHHHHHH so much better than a bug! Tell George he is a natural, those are gorgeous! I like the altered ones too, you are a great team! Theresa xoxo

Rural Revival said...

Great photos and I love your interpretations!

~Andrea~

VINTAGE HOME lifestyle said...

Wonderful photos. Love the puff ball.
Cathleen

slommler said...

Oh my...love the photos! The atmosphere is fabulous! Great shots and I love your additions to it!
Hugs
SueAnn

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Hey Carole....looks like George has a good eye! He did good. Of course, the star is your beautiful kitty.

Here's wishing you and George a wonderful and prosperous New Year.

Blessings,
Susie

Itchin' Stitchin' said...

I thought it was only my husband who took pictures of weird bugs lol. He did a great job - and love your editing!

Dorthe said...

Carole, a happy new year to you---
I see you startet great!
The photoes are beautifull- both "yours " and his,--- and the "killer eyes-kitty" looks wonderfull.
XO, Dorthe

Jacqueline said...

Dear Carole,
Before I comment on George's wonderful photographic skills, I have to say that you live in the most beautiful place. Coming from the suburbs of London, whenever I see images of the countryside around your home, I am very envious. It is so beautiful. I think that Laura commented on her blog that you live in a wonderful area. She is so right. It's so lovely.
Right, back to the plot.....Georges photos are beautiful. I think that I might be a little bit in love with Geaorge as he obviously has a romantic streak. Perhaps bugs have taken a back seat in 2011 and landscapes have come to the fore..... and, your little puff ball looks so gorgeous. It is obviously cold and puffing up is the way to go !!
I am looking foreward to seeing more of Georges photographic work in 2011 !! XXXX

Heaven's Walk - said...

Very ethereal, Carole! George has a good eye! lol!

xoxo laurie

sweetpea said...

wow carole what gorgeous pics! thanks so much for your comment on the cotm feature. AND yes i am beside myself that i get to spend time with laura next tuesday! all the best to you in the new year!

hugs,

shelley

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Carole,

The photos are wonderful, George did a great job and you live in a beautiful part of the world.
Love your sweet puff ball, it is so funny when they give you the look!

Happy Wednesday
Hugs
Carolyn