So, I $%#@& and I whined for the whole month about this image. And in the end pulled out from my hat probably my favorite image of these five months of One Four Challenge. It just goes to show you should never give up.
I don’t know why, but I am in love with this one. It has everything I like…panoramic crop, nice central focus, soft background that gives a little bit of magic, an old-fashioned, nostalgic feel, almost an art-deco style.
My editing choices were not complicated and that probably adds to my infatuation with this version. I took my time and played around, trying to find an angle. Once I figured out this panoramic crop, everything else came easily. After that over-the-top version of last week, I wanted to do something subtle, so another monochrome was in order. I think this image really shines in b&w, probably because of the water. A little bit of exposure adjusting and placing the focal soften in the right spot, that was it. It was all done in PicMonkey.