Birch Island

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I took this image early Sunday morning at the botanical garden. The trees don't have much greenery yet. My pp was principally a contrast increase to bring out the white in the tree trunks.

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Mike
 
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I bet thats a nice shot in the fall.

If it were mine i"d crop most of the sky out , Maybe to the top of the two evergreens on the right.
 
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Biggs,
Thanks for the suggestion. I think you're right. Upon reflection (no pun intended:smile:, the sky does nothing for the shot, nor do the barren tree branches. It was the white trunks, shape of the islands and the reflections that caught my eye.

Here is the result:

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Nice scene, Mike. You must have had dead calm for the reflection to be that sharp -- it almost seems unnaturally sharp. I think I'd selectively correct the excessive blue (not uncommon in mixed lighting conditions)
 
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Harry and Bob,
One of the great things about NX is that you can easily do the selective color adjustment. Here is the result.

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Mike
 
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