Yes. As a good community citizen, why would I not do this?
This was the photo that they wanted to use in January, but could I please just photoshop the signs away?
|The historic and still active Carleton Place Canoe Club|
Yes, I would try, but there was no 'just' to it. There was so little information behind the signs that it was very fiddly work to create both railing and window.
The result: not perfect but credible, I think.
They also used another of my photos for April. For a very modest and nominal fee, I had sold them this photo a few years ago, and it has subsequently appeared on town websites and in informational booklets .
It's the former train station that was once a stop on the transcontinental train. I took it very early one summer morning when the peonies were in bloom, and I concentrated on the flowers in the photo, leaving the building somewhat out of focus.
Finally, here's a glimpse of the actual calendar, showing my two pages.