Fall, September 2017 to be exact, I’m on the trip of a lifetime in Iceland nearing the final days and I’m about to reach Jökulsárlón a glacier lagoon that promises up close pictures of icebergs slowly floating to the sea.
Challenges – the weather is the worst I
In hopes that something, anything will magically appear on the memory card when I get home I capture a few dozen images trying to keep the lens dry and spot free.
Arriving home the shots are bad. Really bad. The spots on the lens
I almost never delete photos, intending on some day going back to them, no matter how bad, in hopes that technology or perhaps even a portion of the image is both interesting and salvageable.
This week it was the glacier lagoon’s turn. Using the latest version of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop a few images, while far from perfect, have been coaxed to at least a viewing life. Now it’s taking much, much longer than usual in post-production but a before an after image shows you just what technology is capable of. I will be revisiting more of the images from that day while waiting for winter to pass.