Tag : botanical

Protea, Capetown, South Africa

Lightroom and Color Efex Pro combined to make the most of a botanical study.

Botanical photography

Some work in Photoshop to replicate the effect of a coloured drawing, or pastel colour painting on a white surface.

Detail in nature

A deep single colour and the geometric lines.

White on black, Jim Thompson House

The image shows a flowering vine growing along a solid timber upright.  The timber is painted black and hence provides quite a contrast.

Two leaves, an exercise in image processing.

a simple botanical study,  two leaves,  one laying on top of another, however it proved to be an interesting exercise in image processing using Photoshop.

Photo Realism to Photo Illustration to …….Photo Art?

Today’s image is such a case where we go from photo realism to photo illustration to …. well…(maybe)….photo art.

Seed head, Okavango Delta, Botswana

taken from a mokoro, a timber canoe, whilst slowly navigating the waterways of the Okavango Delta in Botswana.

Water lilly reflected, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Waterlillies are a common sight on the channels and lagoons of the Okavango Delta. The choice of such a long lens may seem a bit odd for a botanical subject such as this however, in this instance, it worked out well.

Gold and blue details, Drakensberg Mountains

the seed heads of these tall grasses along the creek bank provide a study in gold and blue