Archive for June, 2017

Frederic Mistral Rose

June 27, 2017

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Sometimes raindrops can make a beautiful rose even more beautiful. I captured the soft pink blossom of Frederic Mistral a couple of years ago, but I have never published it. I thought now was about time.

 

Terraces in Bali

June 6, 2017

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I visited Bali almost thirty years ago and found the island to be both beautiful and idyllic.  One of the sights I really enjoyed was all the terraces we saw as we toured the back roads of the island.

At that time I was taking photographs with slide film, and although the slides have degraded over the years, they still bring back wonderful memories.  This image is made from a scanned slide that was ‘tweaked’ in Photoshop to hide some of the damage.