Sometimes it’s fun to take an image that you’re not sure about, and try new ways of processing it. I played around with this one for a while trying all sorts of effects to get something interesting. By the time I was satisfied with the final product, there was no way I would’ve been able to tell you my post-processing recipe. But regardless of what I ended up doing, I think I enjoyed the creative process of coming to the final image more than the final image itself.
And here’s the original tonemapped image before I started working on it.