2097 – Blue Sky Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45 mm f/1.8 Jul 152012 The rain lasted longer than predicted, but three hours before I had to go to the train, the sun broke through the clouds. The Song of the Day is “Blue Sky” from Joan Baez’ 1975 album “Diamonds & Rust”. Hear it on YouTube. 5 Responses to “2097 – Blue Sky” Juha Haataja says: July 15, 2012 at 10:15 pm I like the blue – it is not often that the almost-hidden background color can be the subject of a photograph, but here it is. andreas says: July 16, 2012 at 1:41 am In reality I didn’t think that much about the blue, and that’s stupid. I almost instinctively darkened the sky, shifted it towards magenta and desaturated it. This pretty much replicates the effect of a polarizer. It looks decorative, but not like a sky. I shall think about skies 🙂 Flo (tonebytone) says: July 16, 2012 at 2:17 pm Whatever you did, I do like the blue. And the tree, too. If it didn’t have variegated leaves with such large white borders, I don’t think this shot would have been half so successful. Looks like a variegated red maple or box elder, which is a maple. andreas says: July 16, 2012 at 4:13 pm Yeah, I like the tree. You already saw it in the background of those “La Vie En Rose” images 🙂 No idea what it is, it does not seem to be a maple. The leaves are not fingered. 2098 – The Man That Got Away II » Andreas Manessinger says: July 17, 2012 at 11:57 pm […] the blue sky in the background of yesterday’s post? People like it and I like it, but it is wrong. It was processed to look good (and I think it […] Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.