Category Archives: PhotoArt

Seattle Wooden Boat Center


“There is nothing–absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”

…. Rat in Wind in the Willows

This photo was processed sometime ago with Pixel Bender in Photoshop before it was integrated as Oil Paint in CS6.

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Streets of Mumbai

WP img004c-Edit-EditFamilies with more resources would give their laundry to the Dhobi Wallahs to be washed, folded and returned. But those who live closer to the street may have to give it to their daughters to scrub on the street itself.

I took this photo from a car just as we were pulling away from our parking spot so it had a bit of blur in it. Rather than discard a shot of this poignant scene, I decided to work the blur into the photo to create this image.


DSC_0974-2I’ve been preoccupied for awhile and haven’t managed to maintain this site. I apologize and am re-embarking on it with all good intentions to stay current. Since returning from our Alaska cruise, we’ve been busy with new grandchildren and increased duties in a couple of our social communities. Anyway, here we go again.

One of the thing I’ve been playing with is what I’m calling Photo Art. It’s where I attempt to take a less than “good” photo and make it more interesting through manipulations Lightroom and Photoshop techniques and filters. Non-Adobe software includes NIK, Topaz and Photomatix.

The photo above is an example of what I’m talking about. This was created from a photo of a flower bed that I walked past at Whistler resort in British Columbia a few years ago.