These three images are just as much paintings as they are photographs, but I don't care to dwell on categories. The first two are both very old photographs taken way back in the day when I had no clue what I was doing with my camera. All three of them are somewhat mediocre shots now just recently polished into something usable. 1. The Ethereal Passenger, my coworker, looking quite heavenly here. I was fiddling with the camera and she was waiting for me to fix the problem when I suddenly pressed the shutter. She had such a wonderful expression on her face that I've always kind of liked this 'mistake' of a photo. Here's the original: 2. This was an old shot of me just being goofy. For the recent clown-theme here on TPF, I dug it up from the archives and painted some makeup on in photoshop. Scary! Here's the original: EDIT: Oh we'll do one more. Why not 3. How about an adorable family kitty? While using my Sigma 10-20mm, I'm getting quite good at bumping it into manual focus, turning the focal ring to closest distance, and blind-shooting the camera close up to a subject. It gets shots like this: Here's the original: What do you guys think?