There are times…

…when an image just calls out, “Please…Photoshop me!”, and this was one of those times.

State Street Caladiums and Begonias–Original Image

After cropping, adjusting Levels to .81, setting Brightness at 5%/Contrast at 45% and adding Photo Filter #85 (Warming) at 27%, this was the resulting finished image:

State Street Caladiums and Begonias

But…as you know by now, I like to ‘play’…and it was one of those ‘watercolory’ type of days which I feel made the image quite perfect!

State Street Caladiums and Begonias–Digital Watercolor

Time out…

…for a watercolor!

Miniature Roses–Watercolor Filter

Here’s the original; I hope you’ll agree that the final product, after adjustments and utilizing the Artistic Watercolor filter, is much more interesting.

Miniature Roses–Original