This burl came from this tree...
...from a slice of paradise called Yosemite National Park.
My husband and I chose to go here for our honeymoon not just because it is one of our favorite places in the whole wide world, but because it is only about 150 miles from Palo Alto. We love going there to rejuvenate our spirits. We were there this spring, but now we return for a couple of days to celebrate our twentieth anniversary. I hope to bring back similar photos except with lots of snow.
Upon the advice of awarewriter, I made my first attempt at creating a black and white version of a photo:
Then I decided to give a go at tinting it:
Thank you, awarewriter, for encouraging me to try something new and for your invaluable instruction!
Another Macro Monday hosted by Lisa.