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| p.1 #8 · p.1 #8 · To crop or not to crop. That is the question |
This is a shot that lends itself to many interpretations.
I like your toned version but the original crop is the best.
In these two I decided to straighten the sign and crop based on what's left. One could easily argue that some downward tilt to the sign makes sense, is more accurate and more dynamic.
In the first one, I applied a Bleach Bypass filter in Color Efex Pro to give it a more aged, washed out look. I added a bit of grain in LR, my primary program for processing.
Second re-work used highlight recovery, clarity and vibrance.