Costa Rica Picture of the Day – Each day the Costa Rican Times will be including a picture from around Costa Rica to see the natural beauty and amazing things that we get to see each day in the land of the Pura Vida.
“I love playing around with HDR effects in post-processing, and especially when there’s a really good cloudy sky in the background.
The light hit the point behind the palm tree perfectly, and then I just brightened up some sections of the sky with Photoshop Elements’ Dodge tool.
I don’t often go for a monochrome look on my photos, but the depths and shadows were even more effective in black and white than in the colour version.”
Canon Rebel SL1: f/9, 1/60 secs, ISO 100, 18-55mm lens (25mm magnification)