The weather is warm and will soon be hot, so I leave my camera behind when I smuggle in a quick walk between chores. As Murphy’s Law predicts, I see something I want to photograph. While the scene itself is common enough, the way light caroms off part of it (and then to me) is not. Oh well, for now I can write a haiku. Maybe later I can get an image close to what I see?
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Sun shines. Bird mutters.
Perched on power line, flicks tail.
Hmmm. Buy a download of a promising large image (6750×4500 pixels):
© Steve Byland | 123RF Stock Photo
Rotate it. Crop tightly (down to 635×912). Boost saturation and visual contrast. Yes, the result is like the red and gold on black that I saw when the light was just right:
Sometimes it takes a good deal of editing to tell the truth.