One Four Challenge. March Week 1. Filtered Light

Light Filters Through
Light Filters Through

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was going to use this photo for an opening blog on filters, and I will.

This was taken in McLeodGanj, up in the Kangra area of India. I love the sight of light filtering through the trees. It dances to a cosmic rhythm, and sometimes we are aware of this.

I adjusted the levels. Next step was to add a contrast layer with curves, with a neutral density filter. I then boosted the vibrance a tad, adjusted the green

Finally, I added a last curves layer, along the green channel, and reduced the noise using Nik’s Dfine.

 

23 Comments

  1. These look like larches, not really a tree I associate with India, but it is such a huge and diverse continent. Is the slightly white misty look due to clouds or mist or did you add that in with processing?

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