Ominous Skies @ Stawell Railway Station

The old Stawell Railway Station is still in use as a gallery space, and undoubtedly for many photo shoots too.

On this visit, I was blessed with a dramatic sky – but nothing like the sky here, which is a figment of my camera’s imagination (art filter) and a bit of extra processing in Picasa.

As we drove around Stawell I thought about the process of editing photos, and I commented to Kerry that modern photos may tell some truths, but more often than not they are full of lies. But how sweetly they are told!

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2 thoughts on “Ominous Skies @ Stawell Railway Station

  1. So well said Melanie – when I take a shot of my paintings and edit the light balance in Photoshop I realise how much we rely on photos and how easily they can be changed!! But I love this image of the station – would be fantastic spot to have an exhibition I have to say!! Cheers!!

    • I know you’d get it, Wyn! I guess photography has always been this way, just as painting is too – we enhance and idealise all the time. It would be a good place for an exhibition, too 🙂

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