A rose is a rose until it makes its way through filters. This is the rose as it was photographed.
The same pink rose using several filters, including a "Thermophylae" filter. This effect creates an almost porcelain rose.
Catching the doves spreading their wings in this tiled fountain was more difficult than adjusting the intensity of the colors.
If you admire the landscapes of the northern European masters, you can't help but notice their handling of light. Golden and deep.
This lovely face belongs to a statue reclining by a fountain at King Ludwig's Palace on the Chiemsee. The background was blurred to focus on the face.
It was a gray day, with no highlights, and no blue in the water. Filters were used to create highlights and color.
To capture the mood of a hot afternoon when the temperatures begin to fall, filters were used to increase the yellows.
The sun on the stones in the pond created a background of glistening jewels for this resting pelican. Filters were used to highlight the feathers and add color.
I bought the basket.
The vines twist around the tree like limbs.
Easter candy store window, Spain.
The man, the buildings... surreal.
Buildings create the most marvelous textures, and HDR filters can be used to bring them out.
What's more iconic than the Navy Pier sign and Ferris Wheel? Posterized to highlight the primary colors.