The Bazaar

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Last week, Jim and I decided to revisit a stretch of road that we came across a couple of years ago after visiting the Springhill Miners’ Museum with our two grandchildren and our daughter.  Our grandchildren had never visited a coal mine before and we thought it would be a great experience for them. It was during our trip home, …

The Importance of Practice

Judy Hardiman Photography 3 Comments

When I am out and about, I am constantly looking for interesting subject matter to photograph and I am always mindful of the importance of practice. If you study anyone who has mastered a skill whether they are a painter, composer, photographer, athlete, writer or anyone who has been fortunate enough to excel in their field, you will find that …

Flight at Dawn

Jim Hardiman Creative, Florida, Photography 4 Comments

That brings me to the final product.  I decided to apply a texture to the image that would capitalize on the low lying fog and the warm morning light to tone the image in such a way as to remove most of the realism from the photo.  This texture was applied to the image using the Soft Light blend mode …

Painterly Effects

Judy Hardiman Creative, Florida, Painting, Photography 2 Comments

During a recent trip to Merritt Island in Florida, I came across a beautiful open area that caught my eye.  The water was a beautiful gold and the sky was cloudy with bits of blue poking through.  This little bit of blue was also reflected in the water.  The colours complimented each other beautifully.  It was the colours that first …

Early Morning Glow

Judy Hardiman Creative, Florida, Photography, Travel Leave a Comment

Jim and I were invited to join a couple of friends, Ron Caimano and Wayne Bennett from the Orlando Camera Club, to go out and take some shots of tree canopies.  Ron and Wayne have been to this same location several times before and thought that we might enjoy the trip.  They were not wrong. The tree canopies were live …