A few more from my stay at home photo projects. So far, the biggest issue I am having is to get the lighting just right. But, as these images show, the effort is worth it.
…is what the mind will thinks it is.
…things are not what you think they are.
There, beyond the crystal-like barrier, lies another reality. A place of pine forests and broad leaf trees. A place where one can walk on solid ground without fear of slipping silently in to the dark water. Make it to the trees, there lies safety along the October Road.
It often happens that an idea does not become what one wishes. The execution in the moment seemed like it would work. But the realization when editing is that not much can be recovered from the available information. So, what to do? I’m not one to just give up and walk away. I will take time and play with sliders and curves to see what I might create from the data. The October Road yields an interesting possibility.
A little flick of the camera, some fun in Photoshop using the oil paint filter and autumn takes on a slightly different look along the October road.
Or it so sort of appears…
I couldn’t help but notice how much this composition reminded me of the shape of Lake Superior including Isle Royale.
One of the fun aspects of shooting ice patterns is that they are a lot like Rorschach test images. Each person that views one the images will see and interpret them differently.