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A weekend with Photoshop

I’m a man possessed. I’m getting to know my new camera, but apart from that I’m spending hours and hours using Photoshop, regularly staying up till 3 am or until my eyes no longer focus. Maybe I’m unlocking some long-stifled creativity; more probably it’s my obsessive personality running its course. My photographic skills are getting better, but my current passion is “ageing” and “distressing” pictures in Photoshop; more on that later, unless you want to see some of the results on my Flickr site here.

 

Anomalies

a’nom’a’ly:

an odd, peculiar, or strange condition, situation, quality, etc.; an incongruity or inconsistency.

 

If you’re a fan of the British TV show Primeval, you know that an anomaly is also a time portal allowing prehistoric creatures to pass back and forth from their era to the present.  Cool.

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  Ethereal boat: one of the photos I bought at the antiques market Sunday. The composition is brilliant, the washed-out effect took many years to happen.