Butterfly on Texas Lantana
A butterfly visits a blooming Texas Lantana (Lantana urticoides) AKA Calico Bush on the hike and bike trail at the Shops at Arbor Trails, Austin, Texas. Shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M1 and M.Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 Macro. Raw conversion in Phase One Capture One Pro 8 via LIghtroom 5.7. Post processing in Photoshop CC 2014, Topaz Clarity, Google Nik Viveza 2 and Color Efex Pro 4.
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From Austin, Texas
Butterfly in Black and White
Butterfly in Black and White. Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, Texas. Shot with an Olympus 4/3 E-620 and M.Zuiko 40-150mm. Raw conversion in DxO Optics Pro 10 via Lightroom 5.6. Post processing in Photoshop CC 2014, Topaz Clarity, Topaz Detail 3 and Alien Skin Exposure 6.
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From Black and White
Texas Thistle Bud
A Texas Thistle bud, soon to be bursting with its light and fluffy purple blossom. Shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M1 m43 camera and Olympus M.Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 macro lens. Raw conversion in Photo Ninja via ACDSee Pro 7. Post processing in onOne Perfect Photo Suite 8, Nik Viveza 2, Topaz Adjust 5 and PhotoLine 18.
From Texas Wildflowers
Mexican Hats in Winter
Mexican Hats, a Texas wildflower, after the first freeze of the winter season. Part of a series of test shots with my new Olympus OM-5 E-M1 micro 4/3 camera equipped with the Olympus M.60mm F2.8 Macro lens. Raw processing in Photo Ninja. Other image processing in Topaz photoFXlab, Topaz Adjust and PhotoLine 18.
Victim of the Freeze
A withering Mexican Hat flower blossom, hanging on until the end of the season, after two nights for freezing temperatures. Part of a series of test shots with my new Olympus OM-5 E-M1 micro 4/3 camera. Used the Olympus M.60mm F2.8 Macro lens. Processing of raw image in Photo Ninja. Additional processing in Topaz Detail, Topaz Adjust and PhotoLine 18.
Bluebonnets in the Ross Cemetery
A large portion of the Ross Cemetery in Baird, Callahan County, Texas is covered with springtime bluebonnets. Processed in Lightroom 5, PhotoLine 17, Topaz photoFXlab and Topaz Clarity.