One Four Challenge – February Week 4

This is the final week for this month’s One Four Challenge, hosted by Robyn Gosby at Captivate Me.  Just as a reminder, this project challenges us to edit an image of our choice in four different ways over four weeks.  It is often difficult to come up with many variations, and this month was no…

One Four Challenge – February Week 3

Time is marching on with our One Four Challenge for February, hosted by Robyn Gosby at Captivate Me.  We are now in week 3 of the photo processing project where by participants work on an image of their choice and over four weeks present different interpretations or editing ideas for their photo.   Week 3…

One Four Challenge – February Week 2

We are now in week 2 of the One Four Challenge for February.  This is a photo processing project hosted by Robyn Gosby at Captivate Me which now runs on a quarterly basis and involves participants editing a single image of their choice in four different ways over four weeks. Week Two Process I really enjoy…

One Four Challenge – February Week 1

The photo processing One Four Challenge is back after a break, but in a different format. Where we used to experiment with developing images in four different ways each and every month, this year will do this on a quarterly basis, in February, May, August and November.  For both Robyn Gosby, our host at Captivate Me, and all…

Gone into hiding from an East Coast Low!

Australian East Coast Lows are intense weather systems that have many of the characteristics of sub-tropical cyclones, and guess what? We have been right in the middle of one of them! Strong winds of 30 to 40 knots, heavy rainfalls that can cause floods, dangerous swells and seas making boating hazardous, all this for several days……

December One Photo Focus

Once a month the “One Photo Focus” Challenge hosted by Stacy Fischer at Visual Venturing gives participants a chance to practise their digital dark room techniques on a single photograph.  For December we are all working on a botanical image provided by Julie Powell: a white tulip.

Flamboyant pom-poms

Sometimes, not being able to go sailing on a weekend has its rewards.  Even after living in Australia for 34 years, I have a special fascination for eucalyptus blossoms.  May be it is because they are so different to the flowering trees of my native France.  There are so flamboyant, so beautiful and interesting with the…