Photo-Art by Neil de Boer

Archive for April, 2013

Thistlepod

Thistlepod Abstract

Thistlepod Abstract

This is a bit of an abstract shot of thistle pods shot against a sunset with a grungy texture added.

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West Montrose Covered Bridge Update

West Montrose Covered Bridge - The Kissing Bridge

West Montrose Covered Bridge – The Kissing Bridge

The West Montrose Covered Bridge is open to traffic after undergoing repairs to a cracked support beam. The Region of Waterloo has placed a load limit of three tonnes, or 3,00 kg (6,600 lbs). Vehicles within the load limit and permitted to cross the bridge are: motorcycles, cars (not towing a trailer) and horse and buggies travelling at a walking pace. Pedestrians and cyclists may also use the bridge. You can learn more about the bridge at the Region of Waterloo website  http://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/discoveringTheRegion/West_Montrose_Covered_Bridge.asp

This is a 3 exposure HDR processed in Photomatix, Lightroom, Photoshop, Topaz adjust


Old Pulley

Old Pulley

Old Pulley

I found this old pulley on the side of the store Artifacts in St. Jacobs.


Reflective Abstract

Reflective Abstract

Reflective Abstract

A little experimentation today. This abstract was created from a photo of a building in downtown Toronto, Ontario.


Golden Reflection

Golden Reflection

Golden Reflection

This is taken below the pond in the village of Baden. The spring water was high and nature is just waiting for the temperature rise a little so the new growth can begin!


Galt Public Library

Galt Public Library

Galt Public Library

This is the old Galt Public Library  is a Carnegie Library building – built in 1903 and served as the Library till 1969. It is one of the many wonderful historic buildings in downtown Galt/Cambridge.

3 exposure HDR, Photomatix, Lightroom, Photoshop and Topaz adjust.


Abandoned Lawn Swing

Abandoned Lawn Swing - Colpoy's Bay

Abandoned Lawn Swing – Colpoy’s Bay

This abandoned lawn swing sits on the shores of Colpoy’s Bay near Wiarton Ontario. I felt the grungy look of the swing warranted a grungy texture and frame

Created from a single raw image adjusted in Lightroom with the texture layer added in Photoshop.