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Natural Bridges Santa Cruz Redux

I've largely finished the migration to the new studio system. One of the benefits in testing out the Lightroom catalog and making sure everything transferred over OK is revisiting portions of your photo catalog you haven't looked at in a while.

I found several photos from Natural Bridges in Santa Cruz, CA. When I first processed them a few years ago, I was riding the HDR wave. I bracketed the shots, tone mapped and stylized. The colors were wild... a little too wild. My eye has matured. I found a single exposure that captured the dynamic range of the scene just fine. What's above is the processing results. 

Technical Details:
- Nikon D7000 w/ 18-70mm f3.5-4.5
- f/16 @ 29mm, 0.6 sec, ISO 100
- Processed in Lightroom and ON1 Photo 10