Challenge: Free Study 2013-08 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR
Location: Wilmington, NC
Date: Aug 24, 2013
Date Uploaded: Aug 26, 2013
|A young gator lurking in a lake. Some people were feeding him crackers (they were off to the left of the scene), which I gathered wasn't unusual, since he proceeded to lurk in front of each group of people along the shoreline in hopes of more food. Someday that will end badly for someone ... at the very least the poor alligator.
PP - converted from RAW, straightened, cropped, levels, color correction, increased saturation, CEP (tonal contrast, Midnight filter brightened), cloned/Viveza to remove a bright branch and its reflection, dodged/burnt gator a bit, resized, Nik Sharpen.
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