Garden of the Gods

The old postcard view:

A pathway winds through the rock formations at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, CO Not So SAHM
Garden of the Gods – ProjectEdit365 – 30 June

The original is nice and colorful. There were a couple of spots on the lens that you could see in the blue sky so I cloned those out. I messed with this edit quite a bit, not really knowing what look I wanted. As I went through some of the presets that I have installed in Lightroom, the desaturated color caught my eye. I still did some editing afterwards. Two main things were to use an adjustment brush on the rock formation on the left to brighten the shadows a bit, and a brush on the walkway to lessen its brightness. Oh, I also did a lens correction, which flattened the image a little. The original:


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Published by NotSoSAHM

I'm a photographer and homeschooler Dream = travel blogger. We move around every couple of years. That's fine, I love seeing different parts of our great country and the world. Great things: Jesus, traveling, photography, eating, sewing, scrapbooking, reading, shopping...not necessarily in that order.

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