Once in a while I get bored and sit and play with edits in Photoshop and NIK. I did this one up this morning. The first shot is what came straight out of the camera, nothing done to it at all. I wanted the clutter gone and the purple and orange colors to pop and to soften it up to give a dreamy effect. Not sure how I feel about it other than I took enough time to edit it I figure I might as well post it.
Obviously it's a bit under exposed and lots of other flowers competing with the prize iris in the middle.
What I ended up with. I duplicated the original layer and turned it to a B&W and went to town erasing the iris back in. I also stamped out the other iris in the background.
Happy Trails ~ Gina
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