Back again for Month 5 of the One Four Challenge after missing month 4…though I almost forgot about it…March came up SO fast!!
Okay…I buckled down and followed the helpful comments from Carrie, Ben and Lens Addiction and played with the ND filter in Lightroom. I played with the edit from week 1 with basic Lightroom edits(toned down the saturation a tad), cropped it like week 2 and applied the filter. It was actually quite easy…and quite amazing!
The cloud detail came back very nicely:
This week’s photo is a compromise between the dark original and over-exposed week 1. There is detail in the skaters and less blown-out highlights in the clouds. Maybe it could do with a bit more exposure or brightness…the photo was taken into the sun so the top bit will always be blown-out.
The splash of bright green just underneath the bridge is one of the warming huts along the river trail.
The gallery shows the original, week 1 and week 2:
Now to figure out what to do for week 4……….
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