Photo: Winter/Summer
A cup of hot chocolate for a cold winter's night and some iced tea left in the back of the fridge from last summer.

I had to put on the thinking cap for this one, as conditions have prevented me from getting out and about to seek something out there for this week's theme. Behold, there is this bottle of Arizona Diet Iced Tea that's been floating around the back of the refrigerator since sometime last summer, and I had a packet or two left of Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate mix on the shelf. Lucky me.

The background consists of a gigantic white towel- handy for covering up all the junk on my kitchen counter. There's some Topaz Adjust 5 in this, and a couple of levels adjustment layers to even out some of the background tones and bring back the chocolatey brown in the cup. And there's a hue/sat adjustment layer to crank up the saturation a bit.

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Photo: Last Resort
Ah, yes. Last minute. Resort to the kitchen again.
Sadder yet? The beer glass is empty!

Beer glass is empty,
I should plan these things better
I need a drink now.

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Photo: Which Way?
Up looks more inviting.

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Photo: My Potato Has Eyes
Yes. Point taken.

Potato has eyes,
That cannot see anything;
Make into french fries!

Back to the studio ( read: "kitchen" ) this week. Since potatoes have eyes, and so do needles, the combination seemed easy er, natural. Setup was one potato, four needles, one sheet of bright white inkjet paper, and one compact fluorescent desk lamp on the kitchen counter.

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Photo: I Live Here
A sign on my apartment building.

I managed to get out of the "studio" (kitchen) this week. Signs are everywhere, and some are interesting . . . or not. The interest here lies probably in the framing by shrubbery. There is some Topaz Adjust in this, then some levels adjustments. The adjusted layer was then duplicated and given a Gaussian blur of 30 pixels and set to overlay mode. A bit of cropping and some burning in of the text on white to minimize reflections and, "Voila!"

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Edit: Hmm, and while I'm at it, +Sign Sunday #SignSunday +Gene Bowker +walt sprinkle
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Which Way?
Up looks more inviting.

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