I took these photos on one of my favorite hikes ever: Oyster Dome in the Chuckanut Mountains last April. My friend Archana and I caught one of the first sunny spring days. As you can see, there were some amazing views of the San Juan islands.
I remember being somewhat heartbroken when I picked up the prints. I hadn’t meant to do a silhouette (although I like it more now). And, the sunspot in the middle of the frame *killed* me.
But last night, I took out the sunspot, blended away the negative scratches… and lighted the tone a bit. It was pretty cool. Now, if only Nikon had an (affordable) full frame digital SLR…
scanned image, pre-photoshop
scanned image, post-photoshop for scratches & sunspot.
scanned image, post-photoshop for backlighting.
I am Andy’s colleague (you talked to him yesterday), from Switzerland. I just spent the last 30 minutes re-reading your blog (it’s one of my references since we started studying WPF) and really had a great time.
I am not as good a photographer as you are, but you might enjoy my PhotoAlbum anyway. I think you are the same kind of traveler as I am.
Actually, I have a few things I’d like to talk with you about. Not only WPF. Would you accept to chat through email or Live Messenger?