Challenge: Landscape III (Expert Editing*)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di for Nikon
Location: McLean, VA
Date: Apr 13, 2007
Galleries: Landscape, Nature
Date Uploaded: Apr 13, 2007
|One of the more scenic spots I could think of near home.
PP - lots more than I usually do! Converted from RAW. Used PhotoImpact's HDR function to create an HDR layer, created a dupe of the original and increased saturation and contrast, dodged and burnt clouds and water, applied gradient filter to sky, merged all layers (40% transparent on HDR layer, which was pretty light). Dodged highlights on trees and burnt the bare tree in the middle foreground, cloned out spots in sky (birds, I think) and some junk on the rocks, colored the water to reflect the blue of the sky, burnt water a little, USM, resize, USM, increase saturation again.
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