Photo Art Friday: Orton Effect No.2 Butterfly Medallion

I seem to be on a bit of an Orton effect kick as of late. Originally the Orton Effect was achieved by sandwiching two pieces of film together. Since we live in the digital age it’s much easier to apply the effect to a photo. It’s a relatively easy technique to use but the mainContinue reading “Photo Art Friday: Orton Effect No.2 Butterfly Medallion”

Monochrome Monday: Tiki Umbrella

Big thanks to the nice people on reddit for helping me with identifying this particular fungi! This fungus is also known by the name of Pleated Inkcap and is actually quite common as it can be seen all over Europe and in North America. Fun Fact: The mushroom will develop overnight after rainfall. As itContinue reading “Monochrome Monday: Tiki Umbrella”

Wandering Wednesday: Hiking Excursion on the Blue Heron Lagoon Trail

The Blue Heron Lagoon Trail is a hiking trail located on Belle Isle State Park in Detroit Michigan. The trail is about 2.2 Miles or 3.54 Km in length. The trail loops or at least it does on google maps but more on that later. Finding the trailhead can be a bit difficult as itContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Hiking Excursion on the Blue Heron Lagoon Trail”

Photo Art Friday: Belle Isle On a Starry Night

Not exactly something you would see unless all the lights in the city were to go out again like it did during the great north east black out of 2003. I included the original of what the final product is based off of becuase why not?

Monochrome Monday: Oranges

Fun Fact 1: An excellent source of vitamin C as they say. Fun Fact 2: Oranges are also an excellent source of fiber, B vitamins, vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Fun Fact 3: Oranges juice is the most popular juice beverage in the United States. Fun Fact 4: Florida is said to be the topContinue reading “Monochrome Monday: Oranges”

Photo Art Friday: Anxious Pupper

Why is he so anxious? ? Is it because he forgot where he left his favorite ball? Is it because he’s worried that he’s getting older and won’t be consider “cute” once he’s a doggo? Or is it because he thinks he’s not a good boy? I’ve tried asking him why he’s so anxious butContinue reading “Photo Art Friday: Anxious Pupper”

Day Lily

This particular day lily was captured at Wolcott Mill Metro Park back in July 2021. Fun fact: day lilies are used in Chinese cuisine and are used in dishes such as hot and sour soup, daylily soup, Buddha’s delight and moo shu pork. I’m actually curious as to how these taste so maybe on myContinue reading “Day Lily”