A warm sunny day, brilliant blue skies, lush green grasses and trees. And an elephant. Of course there’s an elephant. 🙂
My take on nature working in perfect, beautiful harmony. And a reminder of a wonderfully happy day.
Have a great day!
I had fun going through my archives for photos that would fit this challenge, as I was able to select ones that may not have ever been worked on otherwise.
I hope you enjoy, have a great evening.
I decided to go back and re-edit some old photos, as I wasn’t inspired to get out and shoot this weekend. Here is a photo taken at Chobe Park in Botswana while on a boat tour. I see lots of possibilities for editing it.
To me, the elephant at the far left of the photo looked out of place. I cropped it out, and edited the photo with Colour Efex adding a polarizing filter effect.
For the edit above, I used the same polarizing filter effect, but cropped in just to focus on the elephants crossing their trunks.
Finally, I did a black and white conversion with Silver Efex Pro, on a cropped version of the photo showing several elephants with their tusks in alignment. I added in vignetting and a border to help obscure the elephant far right that was heading out of the water.
Thanks to my landscape photography instructor Jim for reminding us to always look for the picture within a picture. 🙂