A Rose – Experimenting with GIMP

GIMP is a very powerful photo processing tool. Best of all it is FOSS (Free and Open Source Software). I have been using it for years, alongside XnView MP and Darktable, mainly to clean up photos and remove unwanted objects. Over time, I have experimented with removing backgrounds and the like, but never really got…

Misty Rose and Rosebud in the Garden Photo

Always a welcome sight when we see this pink rose flowering in our garden. It means summer is here! I have a selection of photos, over the years, of this rose. I particularly like this mist y effect, so that’s the one I have posted in my galleries. Here it is, on a slightly darker…

Sunny Spring Sunday

What a beautiful sunny spring Sunday. Spring definitely seems to be here, and the flowers and insects were feeling it too. A good day to get in some practice with the macro lens. What started out as a matter of some flower close-ups, ended up chasing butterflies parking in the sun on some pretty pink…