love thursday: photographs

Finally got a chance to play with the camera and with Photoshop yesterday. I installed the program in Italian, which has made getting acquainted all that much more, um, challenging, but it’ll happen.

I’m thinking I could just reinstall in English, but I swear I chose “inglese” the first time around. Not sure what’s going on there. I’m really only at the cropping stage, but collages are coming soon. I hope. Collages are fun.

For today’s Love Thursday, I’m expressing love for my new camera, in particular that it enables me to share parts of my life with family and friends around the world. Plus I love toys!

These two are as taken:

Now for some fun, here’s the original:

And two with the help of Photoshop from the above photo:


Shopped, now with less spazzatura:

“To pee or not to pee?” Sorry. Couldn’t resist.Happy Love Thursday everyone!

P.S. Don’t forget that it’s De-Lurking Week for charity!
Leave a comment and $1 goes to the American Lung Association.


[tags]love thursday, dogs, photoshop[/tags]

14 Beans of Wisdom to “love thursday: photographs”
  1. alexmom

    Awwwwhhhhhh….che bella Luna!

  2. guinness girl

    Fantastic! I especially love the lemon trees! 🙂

  3. Sharon

    Ah…delurking for charity….

    What are you cooking with the lemons???
    I have a great lemon cake via Martha’s VineYard recipe I could share with ya.

  4. PastorMac's Ann

    Wow! I can see why you love you camera. These are terrific! I love it too. Happy LT!

  5. Jen

    Great pictures! I’ve been playing with PSE in English, and I still can’t figure out what I’m doing! More power to you–you’re doing great! Happy Love Thursday!

  6. Tina

    Oh my goodness, what stunning pictures!!!

  7. The Other Girl

    Oh, I love the puppy. And he does look like he’s got something on his mind.

  8. Hit the Hiss!

    Ahhh, Badolato! Those pictures really make me feel like I’m back there. 🙂 I’ve been going through old photos and uploading them on a new website. Last night I did my first Badolato ones.

    Hope you had a great new year!

  9. Shan

    Beautiful pictures.

  10. something...

    Love that your writing from Calabria, which is where my parents are from. I’m from downunder , married to a Positano man and living in Luxembourg. Keep the great pictures coming!

  11. Shirley

    Great pictures,you are really getting the hang of your camera. You are very brave doing photoshop in Italian, I find it hard enough to get my head around the english version!

  12. nyc/caribbean ragazza

    okay I have forgetten how to say the plural of bella foto (belle foto?)

    anwyay you know what I mean. 🙂

  13. Elle

    Gorgeous pictures.

  14. katerinafiore


Michelle KaminskyMichelle Kaminsky is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer who lived in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy for 15 years. This blog is now archived. 

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