Relics of Summer's Beauty
Here are today's images. I took them this morning. I was feeling very dull and spiritually barren so I was attracted to towards the things that reflected that gloomy mood.
I really enjoyed editing them. They both have the same basic editing technique. I created two semi-transparent layers of dark to medium-dark brown, one is about 75% transparent, the other is about 20% transparent and then modified with a gradient transparency action to create a vignette effect. In the top image I played around with the color of the layer to make the white pop. In the lower image I tweaked the contrast to intensify the silhouette effect.
Some more nature photos from this week: