Posts Tagged ‘ Photoshop Polar Distortion Filter ’

Polar Clematis

Clematis Henryi with Polar Distortion

Lightdance, August 5, 2011

This is yesterday’s Clematis Henryi with Photoshop’s Polar Distortion filter applied. The steps I took to get this version are here.


Clematis Filaments

Clematis Henryi

Lightdance, August 4, 2011

After I return from a Radnor walk and cool off, it’s too hot to go out again to take more pictures, so I’ve gone back into the files. The clematis vines  are dry and leafless in this heat, but photos of them are fresh, and this one is dripping with dew. Real dew, not perspiration!  These are the filaments that remain after the petals have fallen. Tomorrow I’ll post this same photo with the Polar Distortion applied to it.

Flower of the Month

Queen Anne's Lace

Lightdance, July 31, 2011

The month is over today, and the photo looks strangely unlike itself, but here it is. For me, July’s flower is Queen Anne’s Lace, and I’m glad it will be around in August, too. The Photoshop filter, Polar Distortion gave it  the altered look.

Polar Lily


Lightdance, May 11, 2011

Another flower from the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens. I hadn’t done a photo with the Polar Coordinates Filter applied in a while, and I thought this lily might be a good candidate.

Lily with Polar Filter

Polar Iris

Iris with Polar Distortion

Lightdance, April 14, 2011

The iris are just starting to bloom, so it’s time to play around with the polar distortion filter, not that iris aren’t beautiful enough just the way they come up out of the ground!


Green Tomatoes

Green Tomatoes

PAD March 27, 2011

I’m rushing the season, but it’s never too early to think about homegrown tomatoes. Man creates such amazing things, why can’t a winter tomato with some taste be one of them?

Concord Grapes


PAD March 26, 2011

A different way of looking at a familiar fruit. At first I labeled this photo as blueberries, but that would have been carrying a different way of looking a little too far. Grapes. These are grapes. I remember the day I shot these at the farmer’s market in Ann Arbor. It was so cold, it’s a wonder there aren’t ice crystals on them. Just like today. I gave up last night and turned the heat back on. Oh, well, we get to look forward to spring. Again.