This leftover holiday display is an interesting study in processing. Processed in black and white, it appeals to my love of graphic design.
What this actually looks like in color is a bunch of white, coated wires, shaped, and covered in small Christmas lights. It was probably really pretty lit up in the center of a water fountain. But, shut off and during the day, and against gray and brown barren trees, it’s just an eyesore.
But – shapes! It’s shapes! So, of course, I took the shot anyway. And processed in Lightroom in high-contrast black and white. I really tinkered around with the levels until I had what I wanted.
And, for whatever reason, I really like the effect!
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