Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs - Click To Enlarge

Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs

I always have such high hopes for the images we capture in denser swamps and gardens. Rarely are the photographs anywhere near what I thought they would be.

Of course that doesn’t stop me from trying. I do try different lens, lighting, metering method, etc.

Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs - Click To Enlarge
Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs – Click To Enlarge

I’m not good at keeping track of what I do either. Flipping dials and buttons at random, convinced I finally got it is a bad method apparently.

Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs - Click To Enlarge
Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs – Click To Enlarge
Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs - Click To Enlarge
Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs – Click To Enlarge

Now I’ll add to the confusion and use Lightroom and NIK to soften the harsh backgrounds.

Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs - Click To Enlarge
Santee Swamp, Diffusing / Softening Photographs – Click To Enlarge

 

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