This image is based on the same capture as Foggy Night at Lilydale Lake #1 but is presented in black-and-white with a slight touch of the Orton effect this time.
Although the gentle colouring and soft gradient of the original image was pleasing to my eyes, I really felt that this image leant itself to the black-and-white treatment given the narrow colour band in the original. I chose to apply the Orton effect ever so subtly in this version to soften the harsh lines of the man-made structures to give them that appearance of sinking into the fog just a little bit more.
I’m very interested to hear how others feel about the comparison between the two versions of this image… which one is your favourite?
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