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I had half an hour to kill...

....so I took a junked shot to see what I could get out of it.

This was taken recently at a local reservoir on what turned out to be a disappointingly misty morning. I didn't have time to wait for the mist to go, so I took a couple of shots and drove on.

Here's the untouched RAW original....



And after a fair bit of processing in CS2, including a rotate to get the trees more upright and a crop to equalise the space above the trees top & bottom........



Not perfect I know but more akin to what I'd hoped to shoot and I was surprised to see just how much could be coaxed out of the gloom of the original.
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Re: I had half an hour to kill...

Wow - what a transformation

The sky is slightly odd, but the clarity and tone of the rest of the picture is 100% better!

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Re: I had half an hour to kill...

That's a natty piece of processing
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Re: I had half an hour to kill...

Thats a whole lot better than the original!
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Re: I had half an hour to kill...

Hi,
Great edit, A vast improvement on the original, it may be posible to drop a new sky in while your killing time.
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