Today's pic was just taken on my mid-morning walk yesterday. (I now have - I've really got to curb this growing tendency :-D -- 17 versions of it. In my defense, most will probably be deleted before day's end.) The above "Intermezzo" (7-7-14 001v7) really, for me, captures what I feel when looking at this sort of scene, this time of year. I tried it in various sorts of black and white (different ones increase/decrease contrasts, and bring out or reduce areas of gray). But none highlighted that wonderful scintillating light like a little color saturation and the accented edges filter did to produce "Intermezzo." And below is the result of my usual inability to leave well enough alone, "Mitotic Mania" (7-7-14 001v17):
Anyone familiar with Photoshop will probably immediately recognize the stained glass filter in "Mitotic Mania" (along with a couple other filters, as well). Then I did a little bit of global color saturation.
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