Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Greetings

If you don’t celebrate it then I wish you a blessed day whatever your day may entail.  Right now this greeting is coming early because I will be up to my elbows in cooking and then relatives.  This year I … Continue reading

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Another Granville, Ohio home

I don’t recall seeing any plaques on this one and I’ve been unable to research anything on it but from the looks of it I just bet it’s something historical.  I was immediately drawn to it by the mere size … Continue reading

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Granville, Ohio Homes

Granville is a village in Ohio founded by settlers from Granville, Massachusetts and Granby, Connecticut; the first European settlers arrived in 1800 with the first census of the village taken in 1880 listing a population of 1,127.  As of the … Continue reading

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It’s that seagull again!

I’ve gotten a few comments about the seagull that I converted using Topaz Simplify4 and one that struck me was that the sky was too blown out; not dark enough.  Well I revisited my gull buddy and realized that I … Continue reading

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Portraits with one light – part 2

I am primarily a natural light photographer but have begun to work more with other lighting.  It is a learning experience but after getting over the initial fear of flash, some classes, working with a mentor and experience…I can now … Continue reading

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Simplify a seagull

As you can see by the screen shot below this picture of a seagull in the Boston Harbor was edited using the Topaz Labs Simplify 4 plug in.  This time I used the sketch effect – pastel preset to convert … Continue reading

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Home with ocean view

Other than the fact that in winter it has got to be VERY cold here, this would be a dream.  To live in a lovely home with the ocean as my back yard.  Oh sure during the summer I’d have … Continue reading

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