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cunejo200 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2556 W: 83 N: 4926] (20188)
I thought I should find a tropical scene to warm and lift TL viewers' spirit on this cold mid winter day. A temporary respite from my usual flora posting.

Shot in 2004 in Panglao, Bohol. Panglao is famous for its world class diving locations and is home to numerous tourist resorts. I always stay at the pristine Alona Beach whenever I visit.

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cunejo200 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2556 W: 83 N: 4926] (20188)
Levels to sky, curves, filter
Edited by:lgfoto Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 210 W: 66 N: 252] (2190)

I adjusted level on the sky (in separated layer), merged layers then curves to whole picture slightly adjusted, then copy to new layer and applied Nikkon sunshine filter and merged to background with 30% opacity, saved for web.

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cunejo200 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2556 W: 83 N: 4926] (20188)
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Edited by:ozgurzeyhan Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor [C: 12 W: 232 N: 1] (148)

sharpen, gamma, contrast, color, frame...