Sunday, December 7, 2014

Great blue heron

I was walking along the docks in Newport, Oregon and photographed this great blue heron all hunkered down, standing in the shallows. I liked the rather high-key, minimalistic look, and so I exaggerated the effect in the computer, creating a simple, almost Japanese feel to the scene. I like this soft, painterly look.

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1 comment:

Laura said...

Might I add a play of symmetrical and asymmetrical all in one photo...the space is important to the spiritual feel to this piece. I feel it and get it's message. I like it a whole lot.