An early winter morning along the curvy Owens River looking up at peaks of the Sierra Nevada during first morning light. This place has such beautiful color even in the dead of winter. Red Willow and various types of brush and foliage populate the shores of this river as it winds it's way through Owens Valley.

I shot this with 3 stops of ND, which really popped the color. Nothing that special for processing. Basic adjustment in lightroom, dodging and burning for depth in PS, a little orton for some glow, and selective sharpening for increasing detail in PS.

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