Black Trees, Fiery Sun Dogs, Purple Clouds, Azure Sky

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Far right: the original photo, a blue-pink-yellow gradient. Lower left: sun dog. Remaining: filters used were Rouge (pink and purple), Zeke (rust), and Vanilla (black and white). January 2, 2017.

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Magpie in a treetop against a blue and white sky. 1:10 p.m., January 1, 2017. (No filter.)

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Backlit hoarfrost and leaves. Enhancement creates an interesting rose hue. 10:54 a.m., January 3, 2017.

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Fiery sun dog. 9:20 a.m., January 2, 2017. (No filter.)

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Bleached winter sun creates a moody, near black-and-white effect. 11:32 a.m., January 5, 2017. (No filter.)

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An eerie winter sun caught in a web of branches creates a moon-like effect. 10:35 a.m., January 7, 2017. (No filter.)

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A winter sunrise with natural colour gradient. 9:07 a.m., January 2, 2017. (No filter.)

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A sombre effect created by Windows 10 Vanilla filter.

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Left: late-day sun reflecting off trunk and snow creates a washed-out effect. Right: intense sky with low sun lights up snow on branches. 3:32 p.m., January 1, 2017. (No filters.)

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About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction and fantasy, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning difficulties and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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8 Responses to Black Trees, Fiery Sun Dogs, Purple Clouds, Azure Sky

  1. psitsperi says:

    Hi! I nominated you for The Blogger Recognition Awards ๐Ÿ™‚ https://psitsperi.wordpress.com/2017/01/10/blogger-recognition-awards/

    Liked by 1 person

  2. JJAzar says:

    Lovely pictures.

    Liked by 1 person

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