Alexandria Apothecary

It’s been difficult posting each day without wifi at the house. I’ve been editing the pictures on the computer and airdropping them to my phone, where I then post onto the blog. The mobile WordPress site is great but lacks a couple of the features I normally use (or else I don’t know how to use it fully). Anyway, we’re back on track!

George Washington’s doctor visited here during Washington’s terminal illness. *We* visited on Harry Potter’s birthday and got a tour explaining medicinal properties of various plants, etc.

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary is one of the oldest pharmacies in America and served famous customers Not So SAHM
Alexandria Apothecary – ProjectEdit365 – 05 July

I wanted to edit the picture to look somewhat old. I cropped the original iPhone pic (which was square – meant for Instagram) and changed it to black and white. I decreased the clarity to soften it and increased the contrast to keep it from being too flat. I intensified the blacks just a little, gave it a small vignette and some grain. I increased the exposure just a little because it had gotten a bit too dark. Here’s the original:


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I'm a photographer and homeschooler Dream = travel blogger. We move around every couple of years. That's fine, I love seeing different parts of our great country and the world. Great things: Jesus, traveling, photography, eating, sewing, scrapbooking, reading, shopping...not necessarily in that order.

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