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In the Forest I Have Stood Under the Kentucky Skies (Mammoth Cave National Park)

In the Forest I Have Stood Under the Kentucky Skies (Mammoth Cave National Park)

After many days of overcast skies in Missouri and my drive across the American Midwest, seeing blue skies and white puffy clouds was a treat! It was as I was getting my hiking gear ready and changing shoes at the trailhead to walk the Turnhole Bend Nature Trail that I noticed this one break in trees overhead. I then worked to find that right angle of framing the trees with the skies above. Metering was a matter of finding a mean shutter speed while in Manual mode. I could then use Capture NX2 to do some initial work with color control points in adjusting saturation, brightness and contrast. I added a Foliage and Polarization CEP filter for the final image seen.

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Photo taken on 7 September 2018 (© thor_mark  / Flickr)

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