The 100+ degree days of summer in Phoenix are at least temporarily upon us. This heat chases me inside for more of the day where I find myself at the computer, tinkering with photos -- instead of being outside, taking more photos.
This morning I've been playing with this image I took yesterday, above with the usual basic crop & edits that most of my photos get -- mainly contrast & sharpening adjustments after first cropping for a balanced image.
If you're curious about what the original image looked like fresh from the camera with no cropping or editing, here it is...
Not even my copyright ID tag added.
Playing with filters and other effects is a good antidote to cabin fever, but be careful -- it can gobble up as much time as Facebook or Pinterest or Words With Friends -- so proceed with caution!