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Made in the Shade

At the AVCS back to school picnic.

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The Back of the Bus

20120904-195945.jpgEveryone made it through the first day back. Now we just have to wade through all the paperwork.

I went back to the drawing board in my app arsenal for this one. I used Touch Retouch to remove a trash can, then Snapseed to crop and add filters. Here was the original:

I used this picture because frankly it was the only one I took with my phone today. All the others of the kids were taken with my DSLR. However, I just learned from another iPhone photographer/editer/blogger, Painted By the Sun, about the Eye-Fi card, which sends photos from her Nikon straight to her iPad, iPhone or computer! The bus ride may be long and slow, but I’ll get there eventually.

The Fountain of…

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This fountain resides in a courtyard at the private school where the kids’ swim practice takes place. Buildings of unremarkable architecture surround it. The fountain struck me as rather the same, until I began to look at this picture. I became mesmerized. I began to wonder what purpose this fountain really serves.

I’m curious if I’m the only one. Please do me a favor. Stare at this picture for 20 seconds.

Now kindly respond to this poll:

I edited this picture in Photoshop Express from the original below. I sharpened and saturated and overexposed it. I hope the same didn’t happen to me.20120416-200830.jpg