Sunrise in the country

Sometimes it’s worth it to get up early. It was like God made this sunrise just for me. The original wasn’t very warm and it was dark. I warmed it and decreased the clarity. I used an adjustment brush on the pathway to increase its clarity, contrast, and sharpness. I also used adjustment brushes andContinue reading “Sunrise in the country”

Fairytale Castle

And when you think of fairytale castles, you think of this one: King Ludwig’s Schloss Neuschwanstein in Bavaria with its bucolic backdrop. The original was good, but I wanted to give it more of a fairytale book look. I immediately went to my Lightroom presets that I have loaded and chose CoffeShop’s Velvet Butter. BecauseContinue reading “Fairytale Castle”

Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Or maybe Garmisch, at the base of the Alps, is what you think about when you hear German countryside. The original was flat and dull. I used several adjustment filters to work on the mountains in the distance, the green trees in the distance, and the trees in the foreground. Overall I upped the saturationContinue reading “Garmisch-Partenkirchen”

Bucolic

It may seem like a boring countryside picture, and well, it is. But I had to do a lot of editing to get it to this point. Take a look at the before and after. This is an iPhone pic taken while in motion on a California country highway. With A LOT of power lines.Continue reading “Bucolic”