07/06/10 - Lily in the Light
I took a few minutes at one point Sunday to walk over to Danny's holding garden by the pool and take this picture. This 8'X8' square garden is in the woods, and at various times of day it is more or less in the sun. At this particular time, it was mostly in the shade with a few rays of light conveniently coming through on various lilies in bloom. So, this was definitely taken outside and not in a studio.
I increased the shadows and used the spot healing brush to fix a couple of black dots and white spots.
I find I just don't have as much to say with Joey and Johnny gone. That wonderful love of life and enthusiasm that they naturally add to everything I do is suffering. I did do a little shopping yesterday with Madi and Teen and it was great while we were out but much, much too quiet after I was back home by myself. Blaze is enjoying the extra attention, though.
Back to work for me today, but hey, I am off duty now. Woo hoo! No more night wake-ups for a while I hope!
A part of me likes the other lily petal in the upper left. It kindof conveys unity to me. Yet, I can see the power of solitary too. I cleaned up the shot to remove the other lily, and it's here: