Posted for Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Nightime.
Photo taken in my old neighborhood with an iPhone 6.
Posted for BeckyB’s January Squares Challenge: words ending in ~light.
Photo taken through the window next to the elevator in my building. You can see the reflection of a framed picture in the hallway on the right of the photo.
Posted for CitySonnet’s January Colors and Letters Challenge: January 13: With the letter N.
Posted for Leya’s Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #71 – Creepy.
This was something of a strange sunset to begin with, before I took my figurative “paint brush” to it. It had the unusual dark swirly spot in the middle, which I don’t often see in our sunset sky. I decided to amp up the intensity of that center to the max, and then experimented with the color curves for a long time. If you look closely, you can see some streaks of pale yellow in the lighter pink area under the spot, and if you look very closely, you can see the black tip of a church steeple in the lower left corner where the fuchsia blends into cosmic orange. Add to that the cosmic orange in the top two corners and the bottom bowl-like curvature, and I was finally happy with the result.
I had a lot of fun playing with color for this week’s challenge from K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge: Color Me Cosmic. Stay turned for more this week.
A Partial View of Lake Merritt From the Roof of My Building (the 23rd floor)