Here’s a new image taken from a park I checked out last Sunday afternoon – Grand River Park in Ottawa County. This is part of the floodplain forest – somehow managing to survive quite nicely despite our extreme drought conditions.
After that class, I had always wanted to return back to the park. Unfortunately, it was about 90 degrees that day – and I had my 3-year old with me, so we didn’t last very long in the heat. The forest was about as cool of a place as we could find.
As always, be sure to click on the thumbnail image in order to enjoy it at a larger size.
For those of you wondering – YES – this image is a bit more “artistic” than my usual photos. It has a certain effect applied to it called the “Orton Effect”. The name comes from Michael Orton who first used the technique is a sandwich of two images, one in focus the other out of focus.