What I've learned this week in Swan Dive is that I can take the worst image and turn it into something worth keeping. This tree shot was utterly pathetic. I loved this tree because of how big it was and how the bare branches were reaching skyward. (It's a winter tree-the original photo was shot in January.) When I got home and uploaded it, I discovered that the photo was a hot mess. The colours were way off (over exposure anyone?) and since I'd shot it with a failing digital camera, there were not one but two smudges on the lense that ruined the photo-one at the top and one in the middle of the branches. ARGH!
Just to prove my point, here's a peek behind the curtain:
Normally, this would be one I'd delete.
Fast forward to yesterday when I was combing through photos, looking for images to work with. I spotted this one and figured I had nothing to lose. Fifteen minutes of concentrated effort and I salvaged it!
I am also amused by taking photos that were perfectly fine and finding new ways to reinterpret them. The possibilities are endless.