But in the meantime we are h'APP'y!
This week I set up a little still life with a branch from my Pink Snowberry bush at work. This is the first year it has looked really good. I brought it home to Texas about three years ago from a nursery in South Dakota where my dad and step mom live. (In the back seat on our plane no less. It was a rather large container but I made room.) I'd never heard of one before and wasn't sure how it would do here in the heat. But it was planted on the east side of the building and I'm sure that helped.
I took several close ups hoping to do a collage of nine, but some weren't good enough.
I used PictureFrames app to make the collage.
I opened it in Snapseed to make basic edits and get an over all lighter look.
The background of the top right photo was a little dark compared to the rest so I also used the Selective Adjust to brighten just the background.
I will probably do more edits on this later.
Some of the singles were edited in various apps.
Snapseed Retrolux Filter
Retrolux, then back into Drama.
Stackables, 8 layers, three of which were not texture layers. And five texture layers.
In this screen shot you can see some of my layers. I love how you can drag the layers to rearrange them. In layer 9 I desaturated and added contrast and adjusted the gamma a bit for a black and white version. You can also save your formula to try on another photo. (I sure wish Snapseed did this).
Of course I whipped out Hipstamatic and shot a few too.
Bette XL Lens, Dream Canvas Film
Tinto 1884 Lens, D-Type Plate Film
Tejas Lens, Ina's 1982 Film
Jimmy Lens, Kodot Grizzled Film
Ray Mark II Lens, Blanko 일 Film
This is a real favorite of mine. It gives an antique feel complete with texture.
Lowy Lens, Robusta Film
Sometimes it's just hard to know when to stop...
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