Team Spirit

Almost always the underdog. That makes it that much sweeter when they win. During the game that I took this picture, Ga Tech beat UNC 68-50. The original was an ok photograph, a little dark, but I decided to make it look a little bit vintage and add some focus onto the flag. I used twoContinue reading “Team Spirit”

Long May It Wave

Flags circle the Washington Monument in DC. The original photo was pretty decent but I wanted to give it some character. I increased the clarity and decreased the highlights and vibrance. I I gave it a lot of grain. Here’s the original: ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~Continue reading “Long May It Wave”

Patriot

A Capitol Fourth is always very crowded. Tip: go to the dress rehearsal the night before. Exact same show, somewhat manageable crowds. In 2015, it rained and all I had to capture images was my iPhone. I was so happy to catch the following: The original was all in color but I wanted to focusContinue reading “Patriot”

Silver-Spangled Banner

One of my favorite displays at the National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. is the American flag – done in an original way. I love the texture and the different colors of the individual tiles. The whole flag (unedited) ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~   ~~~Continue reading “Silver-Spangled Banner”