Gulls — Tangled abstractions

Last week I featured some flower images that I’d processed with Lightroom and TangledFX, a fractal-based app. I thought the app did some interesting things to my images. This week I’ve been playing with some of my creative blurs in TangledFX. When I come home from capturing creative motion blurs I am pretty ruthless about trashing most of them, and that includes a huge number of motion blurs of flying birds. Essentially, I reject any blur image that doesn’t elicit some degree of “oooh” response from me. Even so, I find that I’ve accumulated a growing folder of creative blurs that don’t quite cut it yet have a little something that prevents me from just instantly deep-sixing them. This week I discovered that TangledFX can give some of them just enough of a lift to save them — at least temporarily — from the trash folder, while entertaining me at the same time. These are some of the airborne gull blurs that slithered through.

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15 thoughts on “Gulls — Tangled abstractions

  1. Oh Katrina, these are quite artistic. You are prompting me to download a few of these plug ins. I have a number of birds in flight shots that are not well focused but I can’t bring myself to turf off until I capture the image I want. There might be a few that could be quite salvageable.

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  2. Nicely done Katrina, it looks like birds really love this processing. They look so poetic. I just realised you live near Vancouver. Once briefly a lifetime ago I lived in Vancouver in the early 90s. Loved it and Canada and hope to get back one day 😀

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