Thursday, 22 September 2011

Impressions of a Small Island...


The perfect place for a break
all photos © Lausi

Just back from a wonderful "mini-break" on the Island Usedom. The weather was spectacular. So was the food and the surroundings (and the fabulous Spa in our hotel sure didn't hurt either ;)

A really perfect place for a quick get-away. We'll be back!

For more pics go to  my Travels page or click on the picture below.





all photos © Lausi




2 comments:

  1. Welcome back from your vacation, girl. Glad you had such a lovely time and I already browsed through your beautiful photos. The seagull one is my favorite. I also like the one with the yellow umbrellas and blue chairs. Such a wonderful color contrast.

    I know you are a fan of photoshop, but I believe they would look just as nice if you didn't alter them with the program. That's just my point of view though as I prefer photos the 'natural' way. Nonetheless yours are all great and the creativity you put into them.

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  2. Thanks Joey. You know, the fun with Instagram for me is exactly the fact that they ARE completly "artificial" and don't reflect the "real" photography. They are great to emphasize a certain "mood" though ;)

    I consider Instagram really just a fun-tool.

    As for my "other" (more serious photography), I prefer the more "natural" photos too, but I'd NEVER upload my original/raw material here. Too afraid it would be used w/o my permission.

    It really depends on what I want to do with a photo. For sharing on the blog here, it's great fun experimenting with photoshop and different filters :)

    From an "artistic" pov, I think, it's a matter of personal taste and I enjoy both worlds - the purist's choice of not altering a shot, and the other way of exploring the possibilities of digital photography and altering it through software tools.

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