Friday, August 23, 2013

The Moon Is Gorgeous This Morning

August 23, 2013

Good morning.  It's a bit on the cloudy side, but the sun is doing its best to keep shining down on us.  The temps are supposed to be around 78 - 80 degrees.  Sounds good to me.

I am at work and the Mrs is still asleep.  I slipped outside around 6 am to take a photo of the gorgeous big moon that was still visibile. 

Then I took a photo of the clouds not too far away from the moon.  You really have to take a few different photos because the clouds move so quickly and everything changes. Aren't these pretty?

I thought this might make a nice texture, so I desaturated the photo, then I cropped it.   Next, I colored it , applied a bit of the "wavy" filter and a blend mode in Photoshop, then applied my new texture to a photo of tree branches.  Not bad.

If you would like this texture, here is the preview and the download link.  Enjoy.


The Mrs is awake now, and I have her breakfast started.  Now it's time for me to get busy here.  So, till tomorrow, Y'all have a wonderful day.

Hugs, Edna B.


The Queen Jester said...

The moon sure is pretty right now. Those clouds are really nice and I like the way you altered them for a texture. They look great over the tree leaves. You have a good day, I think the rain is stopped here today so we'll get out and see Ottawa today.

Andrea @ From The Sol said...

Your temperature is still nice ... we are back to hot and muggy and next week it is supposed to be hotter and muggier. I guess we have to pay a price for having a week of the 70's in mid August. I have to say it was nice while it lasted.

I loved the picture of the dragon fly yesterday ... the lines are very artsy and the lighting is perfect. Nice job, Edna.

Today is Hubby's Birthday and I have ribs in the oven. I will grill them this evening ... I always precook them so they won't burn before they are cooked to well done. Hubby likes them falling off the bone and since it is pork I always make sure it is well done.

Izzi has been anxious lately. I think I told you I put her on medication and she seems to be calming down. The new neighbors haven't been around (I think they went on a vacation)so that helps too. Izzi has too many bad memories of the last neighbors and thier unruly dogs who always bullied her. I think she will settle down in time.

Better get going. I need to start exploring my water theme for PAF ... that time is coming up very quickly. You get some rest after your long work day/night. Hugs to Pogo ...

Andrea @ From The Sol

smiekeltje said...

Great you have almost always some time to get outside when you are at the Mrs and are able to take a few great shots.
The leaves with the texture and kind of fantasy color look good!
We are planning to have a rather quiet day today, might we just take a short visit to the market, where I can buy fresh shrimps for this evening. Yummie!
Have a wonderful time after you come back home from work.
Hug and cuddle to Pogo