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Stone Steps through the Creek, Gompers Park, Chicago – Pseudo-Autumn with Orton Version (2012-09-01 19-04-22_02)

01 Sep 2012

Gompers Park, Chicago, Illinois

Panasonic DMC-FZ50

Gompers Park is located at Foster & Pulaski in the North Mayfair neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

Editing was done on the JPG using Luminar Flex 1.1. I used the Develop filter to adjust the color temperature to make it slightly warmer, increase the contrast and clarity and open up the shadows a bit. Next I added the Accent AI filter and used the Polarizing filter to minimize the reflection from the leaves.

When I took the photo the leaves had not started to change yet but I wanted an autumn look to the image so I added an adjustment layer and used the HSL filter and the Golden Hour filters to do this. On the HSL filter I selected the Hue tab and moved the green, red and yellow sliders all the way to the left. Then I selected the Saturation tab and moved increased the saturation of those colors.

Lastly I added the Orton filter (Type #1) about a third of the way up.

© 2012 Gary J. Sibio. All rights reserved.

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Written by Gary J Sibio

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