365 Project: Day 170

Day 170

Day 170. A different kind of forest today; this one all warmth, sunshine, sounds of children playing, gentle breeze swaying the heavy branches at the first breath of Autumn. This too will change, but for now, I enjoy the light and the green and the everything.

(All done in camera, using the wonders of the Lensbaby Soft Focus Optic… a remarkably accurate representation of how the world looks to me when I take my glasses off!)

365 Project: Day 170

365 Project: Day 108

Day 108

Day 108! And for those of you following the same calendar as me, happy new year. Hey, that means I’ve been doing this blog, and this project, since LAST YEAR! Plenty more to come too; we aren’t even a third of the way through yet. Already I feel like I have learned so much… looking forward to the rest of the journey. Of course, as it’s a new year, that means it’s time to think about how things are going, and decide whether it’s time to turn over a new leaf – get it?? … sorry, couldn’t resist.

[Something different! OM-D, Lensbaby Composer, Soft Focus optic, macro extender.]

365 Project: Day 108

365 Project: Day 96

Nigella Soft Focus

Day 96, whereupon we see the concluding stage in the life of our Nigella, this time rendered in tones rather than colours, belying the rather gorgeous blue in favour of the textures of the leaves.

[OM-D, Lensbaby composer, Soft Focus Optic, with a macro extender. Just in case you are interested… processed in LR4, and Silver Efex Pro 2.]

365 Project: Day 96

365 Project: Day 89

Nigella Soft Focus

Day 89, and we return today to the spiky blue flower things… which I now know are called Nigella, or rather more enticingly, love in the mist! Thanks to Lynn, aka Bluebrightly for the info! 🙂 Today this one is blue, and more mature, and awesome in a whole different way to what we saw back on Day 86…

[Although it looks quite different, this was actually shot with the same OM-D, Lensbaby Soft Focus Optic combo… These really are extraordinary flowers if you ask me!]

365 Project: Day 89