Tag Archives: CCoH

Alphabet- as in ABC not Google

The last Gimmie Your Best Shot for CCoH theme is “alphabet”.  Here are the 3 I sent in. I did the Cheerwine because it’s a NC company and 2017 celebrates 100 years.

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Simplicity, smoke and Adobe changes.

There is no shortage of quotes on simplicity, but since this is a post about the theme simplicity for CCoH I’ll only share a few. I can tell you my smoke pictures have been on my try list for a long time and that they was a whole lotta trial and error involved.

Don’t use a lot when a little will do -Proverb

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak – Hans Hofmann

and the definition: 
1.the state, quality, or an instance of being simple.
2.freedom from complexity, intricacy, or division into parts: an organism of great simplicity.
3.absence of luxury, pretentiousness, ornament, etc.; plainness: a life of simplicity.

CCoH forum theme was for ‘simplicity’ this month. Here are the 3 I submitted. The critiquer this month was Louise St Romain, Bob Hunt.

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B&A and Reflections for CCoH

This is the camera clubs second before and after series this year. The first time I did 3, but one was left out by accident so this year I only took the time to work on 2. original RAW files on the left were by Peter Jones then Warren Bidell RAW, my edit of their photos are on right. I did not shoot either image.BA4BA5

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Mood

Mood: A temporary state of mind or feeling. Inducing or suggestive of a particular feeling or state of mind
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CCoH critiqued forum for July’s theme was ‘mood’. I think every good picture should evoke a mood, feeling or emotion and tell a story. I have been working on my Lightroom tags and these were tagged with some adjective for mood.

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