It took four attempts starting from scratch before I was happy with this shot. Starting with a RAW edit then into photoshop. The sky and the shadows were the problem areas. In the previous edits the sky was either too dark or too light and the shadow areas too dark. The other issue was avoiding banding in the sky which was tricky on this image because of the luminosity levels. To finish off I gave it just a hint of selenium toning then a smart sharpen in selected areas.
UK Based photographer, specialising in gardens, nature and landscapes.