Most of you have been seeing my recent posts from Ruth Bancroft Garden. Ahh…the lush green, the bright blooms….it was a feast for the eyes as I’ve been calling it. The textures and patterns were really beautiful also, so I thought I’d take one of the images and use it for these week’s challenge. I wish I could tell you what the name of this plant is, but unfortunately I didn’t have a map with me. They did offer a map when I got there, but I knew I wouldn’t be able to read it without my glasses and that becomes a pain when taking pictures…on/off, on/off…no thanks, lol.
This plant did catch my eye because of the strong patterns and the little “hair-like” things that were all over it. It was converted primarily with an infrared filter via Nik Color Efex and then I ran it through Nik SEP2. It was okay in green and white, the original colors, but I liked it a lot better after the conversion.
You can see the entire challenge later today on Leanne Cole’s Blog. Please do check it out as there are so many talented photographers there!