Inside an Easter Tulip

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Inside an Easter Tulip

I love holidays not because of their greater meaning, which I know is a little shallow of me, but because I love spending time with family and enjoying delicious food together. My husband and I are fortunate enough to live within a few miles of both our parents so we get to enjoy double servings for each holiday.

This photo is a close-up of one of the lovely tulips they had on the table at Shoreline Yacht Club this morning. Joining us at our table this morning was a former Mayor of one local cities and her husband. So not only did I get to enjoy the company of my family but we met some very interesting people.

For my husband’s side of the family, his sisters were in town and its always fun catching up with them. His mom and dad are both fantastic cooks, so dinner was delicious. And his aunt and uncle joined us and they are always entertaining.

Now it’s time for dessert!

This photo was taken with the default iPhone 5 camera in HDR mode and processed in Top Camera and AfterFocus.

Day 37/365 Project

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Split personality” for Day 37 of 365 Project

Taken with 645 PRO and edited with Top Camera, AfterFocus, and Simply B&W.

Original image:

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First, I added Clarity and Sharpen filters and cropped the image in Top Camera.

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Second, I used AfterFocus to blur the background and draw focus to the beautiful rose.

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Finally, I converted the image to black and white with Simply B&W. I used the Blue filter and reduced the brightness and contrast.

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