This is Halloween

Hallow sounds like Hello doesn’t it? But Hallow holds a different meaning with lots of trick and treats connected to this pagon ritual. Hallow or holy person refers to the saints that are celebrated on All Saints’ Day which happens to be on November 1st. Therefore Halloween is an old fashion way of saying “the night before All Saints’ Day.

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SiPgoesTGIF: Trick Or Treat

Week 43.

Forty-three.
And we started the SiPgoesTGIF as an experiment in week twenty-seven.
Sixteen weeks already.
Sixteen creative challenges and we are far from at the end of our creative pumpkin as we tend to say.

Orange is the new black this week

Hallowe’en. All Hallowe’en. All Hallows’ Eve or just in good old Irish Halloween marks the beginning of Allhallowtide. It is celebrated in many countries around the world with pumpkins and candy alike. And guess what, 👻 it happens to be this weekend. 

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To Photoshop, or not to Photoshop

To Photoshop, or not to Photoshop, That is the question? Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous editing. Or to take arms against a sea of images. And by opposing end them. To die – to sleep, No more … Yep you know the rest. Excepts taken from the Prince of Denmark’s most famous speech, with a little photographic twist added.

Which in fact leads me onto a discussion that came up on our Stuck in Plastic Discord Chat Room. And it had me thinking back to the long term debate around photoshopped images. It also had me thinking back to the history of photography and rethinking the photographers intent. And that is too photoshop, or not to photoshop?

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Happy Monday

A happy Monday everyone.
A new week has started and we are a good 5 days away from Friday.
Friday, the day the weekend starts and we get some extra quality time with our friends, family, and toys alike.

And the inspiration for our little creative workshop challenge we are running here on SiP with the little hashtag #SiPgoesTGIF

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