Tag Archive: photoshop

Shannon’s Creative Photo Challenge: Landscapes in Portrait Mode

Welcome to Shannon’s Creative Photo Challenge! I was trying to do this weekly, but I have too much going on at the moment to dedicate. Instead, I will post randomly as time allows. This… Continue reading

Before and After with Photoshop – Color flower to black and white

It’s amazing what one can do with Photoshop. Just a simple cropping, increasing details, color changes, and some sharpening can turn a photo into something completely different than what it was to begin… Continue reading

Before and After with Photoshop

This is the Anping Treehouse in Tainan, Taiwan submitted by Helen Chen of HHC Blog. I wanted bring out the detail in this image. My post-processed version:   The original: November One Photo Focus  

Tender Moments

Since I tend to take several photos of animals and children, this challenge was fairly easy for me. These are some of the photos I’ve taken over the years. The original of this… Continue reading

Happy Place – Disney’s Epcot Flower and Garden Show

No matter which park I visit, Disney is a happy place for me. I always feel like a little kid again, free from worry and thought. The artistry at the parks is top-notch, and the… Continue reading

Before and After Photo Manipulation

With the One Photo Focus Before & After challenge, you get to tweak other people’s photos. For October, photographer Michelle Lunato submitted this photo for everyone to play with. And my version:

One Photo Focus: September

This is a pretty cool photo challenge from Visual Venturing where you get the chance to do what you want with someone else’s photography – which means playing with Photoshop! Here is the original… Continue reading

Today Was a Good Day

I took these photos on the evening of July 22 while I was traveling along the Intracoastal Waterway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. I always take rainbows as a sign, but I had… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Creepy

My favorite subject! Creepy… creepy dolls. 😉 Daily Post Photo Challenge: Creepy  

Barn Ghost

“Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.” – e. e. cummings “Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.”… Continue reading

Street Ghosts

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” – Mother Teresa… Continue reading

Pastime Ghost Ship

Sometimes we reflect on the past as if it were better back then, when in fact there are holes in our memories that neglect to recall that “back then” was in fact no… Continue reading

Ghost Town

Small towns are often filled with the tongues of ghosts that gossip in the wind and eyes that are unwelcoming of newcomers.

Distant Memories

Memories fade like a ghost in an old photograph in the fog of your mind.


We all have choices to make, but we don’t always make the right ones. Sometimes either direction seems to be a no-win, so we take the lesser of the two evils.

History Repeats

History repeats itself, whether it be in world history or those of the relationship type. When I started creating this work, I didn’t have this in mind – at least not consciously. But… Continue reading

Deep Impressions

The experts tell us that trauma during childhood can leave deep impressions which follow us through adulthood, as if a ghost is always haunting us.

What Was

How many times do we wish we could change the outcome?

Out of the Darkness

There is no way around change. We all must change, whether it be physically, emotionally, and/or spiritually. It is natural to resist change, but it is easier to let go and let be.

Ghost Boy in a Window

It’s been a while since I worked on my Paranormal Series. This one is fresh out of Photoshop.