The old train depot in Worcester has been restored, rescuing another architectural gem.  Inside is a Middle Eastern restaurant, Byblos, with a spacious and exotic ambience. The lighting is much too dark for my camera so I had to resort to using flash when I wanted to photograph the incomparable Melina dancing with the Ed Melikan Ensemble.
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Friends brought these lillies the other day. I shot this with bounced flash and a backlight. I created the pastel effect with Photoshop layers and Nik color effex. And I used Filter Forge “Sobel Edge Detector” to bring out the lines.

The following is for my friend, Maria, and anyone else who might be interested in how I created this image in Photoshop.
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