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a lonely boat (75)
cunejo200 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2556 W: 83 N: 4926] (20188)
Not exactly an original composition. This was inspired by the cover page of an older version of the Lonely Planet Travel Guidebook - Philippines.

This is one of the many beaches in El Nido, Palawan. A spectacular island province but very difficult to travel. The tourism infrastucture in the Philippines is not as developed when compared to some of its neighboring SE Asian nations. But I am glad I visited Palawan. I hope to visit and explore other areas of Palawan, perhaps some time.

Taken at around late afternoon. PP work included tweaking of contrast, slight sharpening (I hope I did not overdo it), and desaturation.

Good day!

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cunejo200 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2556 W: 83 N: 4926] (20188)
noise reduced + USM
Edited by:cunejo200 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2556 W: 83 N: 4926] (20188)

Noise in the sky was slightly reduced by NeatImage. Then further sharpening with USM.

Sorry folks, the original is a subpar image...I need new reading glasses....hahaha