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Christmas at my house

By avacreates
didn't get to bed until after 2am and just to delay that process I decided to take photos of the presents under the tree. Hope everyone had a beautiful day with family and friends and for anyone who spent Christmas alone, my thoughts are with you - ENJOY THE MOMENT, Just coz you can. For anyone who has had a sad day, my thoughts are with you and I sincerely hope for better times for you.

Decided to upload a variant test because my kids prefer the photo without the 'noise' border' - but I like the border so curious to know what others think. The 3rd photo is the original with a small border. The first 2 are noisy with different borders. The 4th is the original with a snowy border - I've finally learned how to create borders/frames by playing around with blending modes.

Be well all
Best Wishes

Tags: Christmas Fun General Lighting Close-up and macro

Voters: NDODS, posty57, annettep38 and 6 more

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NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 2:37PM
Two wonderful images both equally as good. Merry Christmas, and remember to take your time to indulge in everything yummy.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
posty57 13 6 2 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2012 5:43AM
It's a wonderfully moody image to begin with, but V4 is it ! Hope yesterday was as you wanted it to be Smile

annettep38 10 220 42 Luxembourg
26 Dec 2012 1:28PM
V4 for me too, an excellent composition!! the frames are all very good Smile
avacreates 9 448 1 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2012 1:52PM
Thank you Nathan, I am eating Christmas cake and drinking wine as I type this mmmmm. Hope your Christmas was wonderful Nathan - did you create a Christmas poem to share with us all???

Thank you Barry for your input - appreciate it. From experience it is never a good idea to expect but instead to go with the flow and appreciate everything. I spent the day with my girls and our dogs so it was a good day. I hope your day was wonderful

Thank you for your input Annette, appreciate it and I'm happy you like my frames because I'm so happy that I finally figured out how to create frames so I'm having a lot of fun - Hope your Christmas was wonderful Annette

Looking forward to the New Year and viewing your inspirational photos
with Gratitude
UrbaneMagick 9 172 1 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2012 8:15PM
beautiful little image Ava.

thankyou for your vote & commenton my Pagan Dawn (part of my Solstice series) ...really appreciated Smile

Gareth Smile
prabhusinha 13 5 5 India
27 Dec 2012 3:29PM
Beautifully presented.

Do U see moon in western Sky ?
Tibetan 9 3 England
27 Dec 2012 3:37PM
Very decorative Ava, they all look good to me! well i'm late it's all over bar the recovering lol. internet still not repaired, they just sent email sorry! not much I can do about it, been on and off line all over Christmas so annoying. Hope you had a grand time, I am about to cook a Thai green Turkey curry, should round it off nicely, regards Leon, our moon the face is the right way up! if anything yours should be upside down lol.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinTongueTongueTongueWink

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