Playing around with the Orton technique (blending a sharp version of the image with a heavily blurred version of the same image). Quite like the effect on this shot. Love to hear what you think. I’ve also pulled back the saturation a bit and posted that version in the comments – would have replaced this one but you don’t seem to be able to do that on RB which is a bummer.
The wave is courtesy of a cyclone in Queensland. Shot at Booderee National Park Jervis Bay NSW.
By way of comparison here’s the original: