Tangled Light “Tangled Light” desaturated 25%. The sunlight has struggled between the leafy branches of the river birch and sifts down into the little teapot holding feverfew blossoms, crossing over each blossom with the shadow of another to reach the darkness of the leaves below. Originally, I thought this would be a great straight black and white shot because of the contrast in the lights and darks and the abstract shapes it created. I don’t like the way my camera captures black and white, so I take the color photo into Photoshop and desaturate it because that captures more levels of gray. “Tangled Light” in black and white. But that one just fell absolutely flat for me—losing the lighter tone of the yellow created too many dark areas. So I tried one that was desaturated, but only to about 75%, and that is the one you see at the top. It’s just right. Below is the original color version, which I like as well. In any case, the light traverses a tangled path. “Tangled Light” in full color. . . . . . . . For a print of any photo, visit “purchasing” for availability and terms. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation Reis and Zucker CanisterMy Shadow Self 0 Comments So, so beautiful, Bernadette. The first paragraph is very poetic. Every time I read it, it gets better. The photograph is stunning! Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.