Sunday, April 19, 2015

Continue to Soar: Tulip Art Sculpture

Fly high! Had to capture a close-up of this gorgeous, symmetric tulip-flowered sculpture on a sunny day in the Embarcadero Center. The tall skyscrapers lend the perfect backdrop to this image. This is the perfect balance between work and play. 

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Spring Forward with Cherry Blossoms

And just in time for the Cherry Blossoms Festival (and season) in Japantown! Spring is such a wonderful time, so enjoy these gorgeous flowers before it all comes down.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Let it Glow Imagery: Fireflies' Glorious Lights

Fireflies Imagery Part I: Fireflies are so beautiful, but a rare sight!

I've never seen them in person, but recently saw some gorgeous firefly images and was so inspired by its beauty and eccentricity that I decided to create my own. This was originally a photo from a botanical garden but after enhancing the contrast, sharpening, darkening, and adding other effects to the image, I included the glowing yellow fireflies and its emitting lights in the surrounding area to create this imagery. These artsy firefly lights resemble bright sunflowers in the distance...

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Classic Stroll with Hint of Surprise

While strolling northeast on an overcast day, I noticed this luminous building that offered such stunning reflections of nearby buildings, trees, and more. I adored it so much that I took multiple pics in different angles. But what I did not notice (until I reviewed the photo later) was that there was also a reflection of the Space Needle! Such an unexpected surprise. I also decided to add a pale pink filter to the photo to liven up the fresh winter-spring vibe.