Bottlebrush flowers

The Daily Post word prompt: Transformation

The second in the Transformation series. This time I have used a Bottlebrush flower which are also flowering now.

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Play with the colours a bit, the reds and greens
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Perhaps a crop and a bit of grayscale.
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Go black and white and increase the black. Inspired by the photos at Roberts blog
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Remove the reality and increase saturation
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Do you have a favourite?

Paperbark flowers

The Daily Post word prompt: Transformation

The Paperbark trees are flowering. The lovely creamy white blossoms attract birds, bees and all manner of insect. I thought that they were just the perfect thing to Transform

The original photo. The Paperbark blossoms in the early morning light.
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Add a bit of green.
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Perhaps increase the brightness
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Then play around a bit to make this.
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Some people have said it reminds them of a May Gibbs drawing. Australians will know Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Have as look here to see a bit of my Australian childhood