Leaf Trio

Jim Hardiman Creative, Nova Scotia, Photography Leave a Comment

I decided to take a few leaves from our property, scan them and then do some post-processing to create this image.  The colour was modified in Photoshop® to add some visual punch to the image.  I suppose that I could have waited until fall…


Judy Hardiman Creative, Photography 2 Comments

During the meeting, Susan showed everyone how to use a scanner to create interesting and beautiful photographs.  Susan is an amazing photographer/artist and her work has inspired me to try my hand at scannography (also called scanography, Scanner Photography or 

Still Life – Tulips and Vase

Judy Hardiman Creative, Photography Leave a Comment

During the early seventeenth century as great advances were being made in the study of botany, new species of flowers were imported into western Europe for the first time.  Some of these flowers were rare and as a result they were quite expensive.  The tulip was one of these flowers.  At the height of “tulip-mania”, it is said that “some …

Still Life – Gerbera Daisy

Judy Hardiman Creative, Photography 2 Comments

There is something about Gerbers that draws me to them.  They are such a beautiful flower with a lot of detail.  I am not the only one who finds these flowers special.  It turns out they are the fifth most used flower in the world (after roses, carnations, chrysanthemums and tulips). Gerbera daisies come in a rainbow of colours and …

Still Life – Tulips

Judy Hardiman Creative, Photography 2 Comments

I am a big fan of textures and there are two places I go when I am looking for just the right one and they are: Flypaper Textures and Shadowhouse Creations.  Both offer excellent textures and it ultimately boils down to who has the texture I am looking for. For this photo, I used Flypaper Textures.    They have a wonderful …