I found this beautiful waterfall while roaming the Japanese pathways of an incredible garden in Florida with my Leica X1. In Lightroom I played with the lights and darks of the photo and then decided to apply a B&W filter to create a tranquil mood. I also aimed to give the water a mystical look as it raced down the falls and then slowly drifted off down the river…

Japanese Shishi Odoshi

While exploring a Japanese garden on my vacation in Florida, I came across what to me looked like a Japanese bamboo waterfall. After taking a few shots with my Leica X1, I was able to focus directly on the spot of the bamboo where the water poured into it. In my post processing I felt that the green foliage and pennies all over the ground was a distraction so I went the black and… Read More