|Pineapple Fountain, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC |
© Doug Hickok All Rights Reserved
When you have a bland meal, adding a little spice can liven it up. Perhaps that goes for photography too. I woke early one morning to shoot Charleston's iconic Pineapple Fountain at sunrise. But the light was less than appetizing, resulting in a rather bland image.
I kept the image in my files for a few years, but went back to it recently to reexamine its potential. I decided to mix in a few spices to add flavor... some deep blues and purples in the shadows, some warm yellows and oranges in the highlights.
This spiced-up version of the image may not be to everyone's taste,
but at least it's not as savorless as the original.