Chasing Lavender in Provence, C&C Welcome

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sabrina81
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Re: Chasing Lavender in Provence, C&C Welcome
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mreynolds767 wrote:

sabrina81 wrote:

mreynolds767 wrote:

sabrina81 wrote:

Winners all! Really superior work. On #7 The Abbey, I would selectively brighten the lavender just a little bit.

Thanks Sabrina!

I definitely gave some consideration to selectively lightening on the lavender more in #7 but I did already do that and had to restrain myself as it was quite dark at sunset when I took this photo so I already as presented have the lavender brighter than I feel it was in reality at that time.

Yes, it would take a subtle touch -- bringing up the highlights without opening shadow details. Something like this:

Here is my redo of #4 and #7

#4

I prefer the original colors in #4, especially the sky tones. I would selectively increase definition in the clouds and in the lavender closest to the bottom of the frame. Sorta like this:

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