it was my birthday and all it did was rain, until late in the day when the sun came out and I got the gift of raindrops all over the garden, especially on our new rose bush.
This is a knockout rose, so beautiful even before the rain, but even more so after. I played with many different treatments, mainly in OnOne Perfect Effects. I have fallen in love with PE presets – they are so easy to customize, and if you use them on a Photoshop Smart Object layer, you can (and I do) always go back and tweak.
This preset is called Pastel Grunge and it’s part of a set from Photomorphis called Fine Art Presets.
I finished it off with a touch of Nik Color Efex 4 Darken/Lighten Center.
Nikon D700 with Nikon 105mm micro lens
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