Friday, March 16, 2012

Remember the hat

While on vacation in Hvar Island, Croatia my girlfriend Boni and I came upon a charming, old world, upstairs art gallery/shop where we each splurged on handmade hats. After lunch we boarded our rented catamaran and sailed away to our next island adventure but before we were even squared away, Boni's brand new hat blew overboard and was gone forever. I managed to hold on to mine but felt a little guilty. None the less, we'll have the memories of all the fun we had in the shop trying on all the various hats and finally deciding on our selection.  While at the shop I was captured by the simple beauty of a rustic vase of dried flowers sitting on the old brick windowsill with an artsy "curtain" behind made from circles strung together.
For the Day 18 Beyond Layers challenge, I converted this image to B&W and used Kim's Aurora texture.
Shot taken in gallery/shop on Hvar Island, Croatia - converted to B&W in Photoshop

Beth and Boni modeling those gorgeous hand made hats

George and Boni

Beth wearing her new hat

Beth, Valeta, Vernon, George, Boni and Joe at a cafe on Hvar Island, Croatia

We captained and crewed a catamaran that we rented from Moorings and sailed the Dalmatian coast.

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