While browsing through the archives I found these two examples of a processing style I like very much. Usually I like crisp, sharp, photorealistic images but sometimes I want more of a mood than a precise representation and this technique often does just what I want.
Situated on the far west coast of Canada, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital city of the Province of British Columbia. Its benign climate (the warmest winters in Canada) and placid lifestyle make it a favorite retirement location as well as a popular tourist destination. About 400,000 people live in Victoria and adjacent communities. Click the photos to see them larger!