We’ve been on the west coast for quite a while now and it’s time to go back to Boston. It snowed there yesterday. No matter. Albert Einstein said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” I believe it.
Here the mist is doing its magic on an entirely different scene–a wide black and white shot of a man hiking. Very different from the constrained vertical color portrait that preceded it. That being said, the subtile misty shrouds that envelop the image just make it a meditation of a different kind.
Sarah and I took an early morning walk today. We hoped that the time of day would make the bird viewing easier. It did just that, but for me there was another huge benefit. The morning fog hadn’t burned off yet and the landscape was shrouded in a light haze, turning familiar scenes into misty magic.
Yes I know this could almost be a monochrome watercolor. It isn’t though, it’s just a standard photographic image processed in Lightroom and Nik Silver Efex Pro 2. What makes it look this way is the fact that it was a misty day and when I used the dehaze slider in Lightroom everything softened out. That, coupled with a little more tweaking with the…