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Fantasy added to what the camera records!

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
The photograph is never just about what is recorded unless it’s for science, insurance, news or police work.

What we show is never what we saw!

I find it enjoyable to start with a composition that I find compelling but then look to artistic filters to further extend the obvious and subtle differences.

Here, once more, I photographed a my famous garden hedge, with early morning long shadows of succulent “palm“ trees!

The Sky was pretty empty at the outset.

I will start with a B&W derivative so you can recognize the hedge


Next I have introduced a pink pastel sky and rendered the dark hedge the brightest!


This works well printed large, but small here the details of the first Palm are hard to see!