21.8.12

Bamboo #3: Lion Dancer






































Still intrigued with wrapping images around the original six dried bamboo stalks. This time, a Kabuki lion dancer doll, with poignant results.

Apps: 6x6, Superimpose, Blender, Filterstorm, Retouch, Photo Studio HD (frame)

20.8.12

Still Life: Bamboo + 3







































Same six stalks of dried bamboo in a new arrangement paired with an image of 3 stones discovered on a ledge outside our cottage door in Inverness, CA.

Apps: 6x6, Hipstamatic (John S lens, BlacKeys Supergrain film), Snapseed, Filterstorm, Blender



18.8.12

Double Bamboo






In Japanese culture, the bamboo is an elegant symbol of strength and flexibility, wisdom in emptiness, usefulness through simplicity. The image of these bamboo leaves was captured on a hilltop in Inverness; the dried bamboo poles came from (I confess!) a local hardware store.

Kanji character outline from thejapaneseconnection.com

Apps: 6x6, Superimpose, Snapseed, Filterstorm, Picture Effects, Scratchcam