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Sunday, July 31, 2011

William Dean Yummy!

William Dean Yummy! by bichonphoto
William Dean Yummy!, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

William Dean is a world famous chocolatier located in Largo FL. They make hand-made artisan chocolates and as you can see they are beautifully air-brushed. They have amazing flavors such as banana's foster, coffe caramel, grand marnier caramel and their own signature piece that is a custom 64% blend from Valrhona enrobed in dark chocolate. Their web site is www.williamdeanchocolates.com. This photo is a compilation of photos taken with the camera+ app and applying the flash scene and vibrant FX effect. Then they were assembled in the PicFrame app.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Mall Reflections

Mall Reflections by bichonphoto
Mall Reflections, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

It was a rainy night at the Citrus Park Mall and I captured this reflection on the way into the mall. Photo was captured in Camera+ and I applied the backlit scene. Then I applied the vibrant FX effect and a rounded black border.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Little Timmy Unawares

Little Timmy Unawares by bichonphoto
Little Timmy Unawares, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

Sharks are a situation in FL, but I was not aware that big yellow goldfish were a problem. Little Timmy has definitely found himself in a situation! Photo was taken with Camera+ app and I applied the sunset scene. Next, in the PhotoStudio app, I applied the marine FX effect, the explosion effect, and the monteray effect to the sky and water areas by using the masking tool. Finally, I applied the water effect and border #5.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Man in the Tree

Man in the Tree by bichonphoto
Man in the Tree, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

This is a close-up of one of the carvings on the story tree in Largo Central Park. Photo was taken in Camera+ and then I used the clarity scene and the FX effect of cyanotype.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Under The Story Tree

Under The Story Tree by bichonphoto
Under The Story Tree, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

Largo Central Park has this fascinating dead tree stump that has many interesting carvings on it. You will notice the boy reading at the top and the eagle by his feet. You might also notice a man's face, a parrot, and a little elf at the top of some stairs. This photo was taken and edited in the Camera+ app.

Hey Shaggy!

Hey Shaggy! by bichonphoto
Hey Shaggy!, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

In the middle of densely populated Pinellas County, there is a farm with several horses on it. This friendly horse appeared to need a haircut. Shot in Camera+ and then I added the sky background in PhotoStudio as the sky was blown out in the original photo.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Largo Park Fountain

Largo Park Fountain by bichonphoto
Largo Park Fountain, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

Largo Central Park is a nice place to take a walk, even on a hot day. This picture of the fountain was taken with True HDR. It was straightened in PS Express, along with some saturation added. Then in PhotoStudio, I applied the Ft. Lauderdale FX effect.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Summer Rains

Summer Rains by bichonphoto
Summer Rains, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

Another gorgeous Florida sunset. These clouds were so soft and billowy. Shot was taken and post processed in Camera+.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Old meets new

Old meets new by bichonphoto
Old meets new, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
Shot outside the old railroad depot in Dunedin, FL. This is a single photograph that was taken with the iPhone and then lighting was processed in Camera+ and the special effect was created with masking in PhotoStudio.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

First Christian Church

First Christian Church by bichonphoto
First Christian Church, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
The First Christian Church is located in Clearwater FL. This shot captured the church basking in the glow of an evening sunset. The photo was captured with the Camera+ app. I then opened the photo in the PhotoStudio app and applied the fashion FX effect.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Quiet Gazebo

Quiet Gazebo by bichonphoto
Quiet Gazebo, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

This is the gazebo behind the Largo Community Center. Very peaceful! Photo was taken with the iPhone and processed in PhotoStudio with the Lemoore FX effect.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Dunedin Depot

Dunedin Depot by bichonphoto
Dunedin Depot, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

The railroad used to run through Dunedin and now it's former track is a walking, jogging, and bicycling path called the Pinellas Trail. This is one of the fun stops along the way. Taken with iPhone and then processed in Photostudio since it's upgrade, which now lets you mask to apply effects. Love it!

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Star Warhol

Star Warhol by bichonphoto
Star Warhol, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

This is a photo composite of a Star Wars SnowTrooper Lego figure, which was taken with the iPhone camera; I then cropped it in PS Express. To create the picture, I used an app on my iPad called Photo Soft Box Pro-HD, which turns the iPad into a light box, in which you can create lights in various colors, textures and patterns. Next, I imported the photo into PhotoStudio wherein I applied 8 different effects to the photo. Finally, I brought the 8 photos into PicFrame to create the composite.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Summer Nights

Summer Nights by bichonphoto
Summer Nights, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

This is a fabulous Belleair Beach sunset. The photo was taken in the Camera+ app and then opened in the 100 Cameras app. Therein I applied one of the Daring the Beyond effects called " when the angel came to visit- just for a while." I applied the b & w border in PhotoStudio.

Bill Jackson's Grungy Jeep

Bill Jackson's Grungy Jeep by bichonphoto
Bill Jackson's Grungy Jeep, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
This old Jeep is located at the entrance of Bill Jackson's Sporting Goods store in St. Petersbrg, FL. This is an amazing store and it was famous in 1986 for being in an a Visa commercial demonstrating that you can try out a kayak or test skis at their their indoor ski slope in Fl. Photo was taken in the Camera+ app applying the clarity scene. I then opened the photo in the Iris app and applied the Dyna Range filter followed by the application of the Classic Grunge 1 effect. Finally I applied the grunge 2 frame. The video below shows the 1986 tv commercial. It is not the best quality, but it will give you the idea.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Stopping by the pond

Stopping by the pond by bichonphoto
Stopping by the pond, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

Macro work with Camera+ app. Lego subjects in front of a photo I had taken on the way to Mount Desert Island in Maine, which is part of Acadia National Park and is a very beautiful place. I applied the Clarity scene, Chromogenic FX effect, rounded black border and then added an additional white border in the Best Camera app.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Looking For Dinner

Looking For Dinner by bichonphoto
Looking For Dinner, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

This little white shore bird was happy to let me follow him as he scurried up and down the shore looking for minnows. Photo was shot in Camera+ using sunset scene, Lo-Fi FX effect and a thin black border.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Shuttle Work

Shuttle Work by bichonphoto
Shuttle Work, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

In honor of shuttle Atlantis and the fact that Legoland will open in Florida in less than 100 days, I bring you this Lego photo scene. This photo was shot with the Camera+ app and I gave it a square crop. I applied the beach scene, magic hour FX effect and the vignette border.

Peaceful Evening

Peaceful Evening by bichonphoto
Peaceful Evening, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

This peaceful photo is of the Intercoastal Waterway from Belleair Beach looking toward Belleair Bluffs. This location was a lot of fun for taking pictures until some type of sand gnat was bitting me all over my legs. Shot was taken with Camera+ app and further processed in the Snapseed iPad app.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Sunset Dining

Sunset Dining by bichonphoto
Sunset Dining, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

Heron looking for dinner at sunset by the Belleair Causeway Bridge. Photo was taken with iPhone and then processed in Camera+ app. I applied Clarity scene, vibrant FX effect and the offset border.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Cello's Char-House

Cello's Char-House by bichonphoto
Cello's Char-House, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

Cello's is located in Safety Harbor, FL. The mural on the side of their building has incorporated the town's grapefruit theme with some artistic fruit placement. Photo was shot in Camera+ app applying flash scene, Lo-Fi FX effect and a rounded black border.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

To Be a Bird

To Be a Bird by bichonphoto
To Be a Bird, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
The Longwood Gardens must be one of the most beautiful gardens in the United States. This photo was taken with the Camera+ app in the conservatory. I love all the colors and the reflections in the shallow fountain pool. Within the app, I applied the backlit scene, the special FX effect of HDR and finally the Old-Timey border.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Leap frog pad

Leap frog pad by bichonphoto
Leap frog pad, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
These are the lilly pad ponds at Longwood Gardens.  Those big pads with the border are the coolest. Camera+ photo using the darken scene, vibrant FX effect and light grit border.

A Bird's 4th

A Bird's 4th by bichonphoto
A Bird's 4th, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
Even the bird's are celebrating the 4th of July this year. The 4th is when the United States celebrates it's independence from Great Britain since 1776. This birdhouse was located along Main Street in Moorestown, New Jersey. This photo was taken with the iPhone camera and then processed in the Camera+ app.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Haddy 4th!

Haddy 4th! by bichonphoto
Haddy 4th!, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
This house is all decked out for the 4th of July. It is located on Kings Highway in Haddonfield New Jersey. Photo was taken with TrueHDR and then processed in the Camera+ app using the sunset scene followed by the Lo-Fi FX effect and a light grit border.

So Beautiful

So Beautiful by bichonphoto
So Beautiful, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.
Jennifer at her wedding. This was toward the end and she still looked so beautiful. Camera+ captured the photo; I applied the portrait scene, sun kissed FX effect and a vintage border.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Gardener's Trash

Gardener's Trash by bichonphoto
Gardener's Trash, a photo by bichonphoto on Flickr.

This unusual collection of plants was found outside of a garden store and appeared to have been trashed. The green does a dashing job of competing with the red and purple for attention.
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