Abstract Poppies

abstract, Abstract Photography, art, connecting to your world, Creative juices, fine art, FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, FLOWERS, General, love of photography, M'Liss Bush Photography, Mother Nature, Photographer Spokane Washington, Photography Student, Photoshop, Poppies, Spokane Washington, Wild Flowers

poppyabstract

Pink Indulgence

abstract, Abstract Photography, beauty that surrounds us, connecting to your world, Creative juices, documenting moments through photography, fine art, FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, FLOWERS, General, M'Liss Bush Photography, Mother Nature, Nikon D750, Spokane Washington, Wild Flowers

pinkflowerSpring is my favorite time of year I get so excited to photograph all the beautiful flowers that are in bloom.  I love the colors, shapes and textures and I have so much fun with editing the images to see what I can create.

Wild Poppies

beauty that surrounds us, connecting to your world, fine art, FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, FLOWERS, General, M'Liss Bush Photography, Mother Nature, Photographer Spokane Washington, Poppies, Spokane Washington, Wild Flowers

poppyGordon (my camera) and myself took a stroll together through the neighborhood and captured wild flowers,  I loved the poppies that were growing randomly in a yard that we passed by so I could help but capture their beauty.

As a photographer, I am really trying to explore my editing skills in multiple programs and just letting my artistic skills grow.  There are times that one image can take on so many forms that I find I struggle with what image I like the most.  I guess that is the hardest thing for an artist to deal with and I beginning to think your first instinct is actually the best…. DON’T OVER THINK YOUR ART

Floral Abstract

abstract, Abstract Photography, FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, FLOWERS, General, M'Liss Bush Photography, Nikon D750, Photographer Spokane Washington, Photoshop, Spokane Washington

floral abstract editMy new floral abstract… I create these from images I capture and I am really having fun finding my creative side and seeing my photography expanding

My First Oil Panting From a Photograph

abstract, Abstract Photography, bloggers, documenting moments through photography, FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, FLOWERS, General, Love affair, love and passion, love of photography, Mother Nature, New Photographers, Nikon D750, passion, passion for photograph, photography journey, Photography Student, Photoshop, PURPLE FLOWERS, Spokane Washington

large oil paintingI have a total love hate relationship with Photoshop and my editing skills are something that I am focused on learning to really bring my images to the next level.

This was my first attempt at taking one of my flower images to the next level in Photoshop.   I decided to learn the “oil painting” feature in Photoshop and prayed I wouldn’t toss my computer across the room LOL…….. NOTE: NOTHING WAS HURT OR DESTROYED DURING THE EDITING OF THIS IMAGE.   To my utter surprised I completely enjoyed the creative process today and am totally stoked that I learned a new editing style in Photoshop.

I would love to hear your feedback, as well as any ideas/tips you would like to share editing your images especially in the abstract photography area.

 

The Gift That Keeps Giving

bloggers, FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, FLOWERS, General, love of photography, Mother's Day, New Photographers, Nikon D750, passion for photograph, photography journey, Photography Student, PURPLE FLOWERS, ROSES, Spokane Washington

For years, I have received many stunning floral arrangements for Mother’s Day, and this year that tradition continues.  I have alway wished I could find some way to memorialize my floral arrangements, but sadly they are permanently stored in my memories.  Today, I decided to change that so I would have these gifts with me forever.

I have been attending college courses for photography over the last two years, and my goal has been to purchasing equipment for my home studio, I can finally say “I HAVE  EQUIPMENT” to fill a studio………oh on a sad note our living room gets completely taken over as my studio space when I am shooting my photography.

My images above are of the beautiful flowers I received for Mother’s Day, and now they won’t become a distant memory, they are now with me forever….. GIFTS THAT KEEP GIVING THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY.