Ugly gourds

Don’t judge a book by its cover or a gourd by its bumps? The original photo was dark. I cropped in to focus more on the gourds and not on the surroundings. I made various adjustments and just wasn’t happy with what I was getting, so I ran a preset and liked the results! HereContinue reading “Ugly gourds”

Hello, Fall!

I love the backlighting from the sun, and need to practice this more. I also love Ash’s pose. The brightness of the sun can wash things out. I decreased the contrast, increased the clarity, and reduced the shadows a bit. I also reduced the exposure by a very small amount. I used an adjustment filterContinue reading “Hello, Fall!”

Fall in the Country

You never know what you’re going to find on a farm. Tractors and pumpkins: definitely. A gorgeous fence, field, and sunset: any day. But steps that lead to nothing? I chuckled at that one. The original wasn’t much different than the finished product. Less golden light and vibrance. I increased the clarity and slid the tintContinue reading “Fall in the Country”