When I photograph an image, I do as much in camera as possible so I don't have to spend a lot of time in post-processing. The endless possibilities can be truly overwhelming and lead me away from my original intent.
To that end, I've simplified my post-processing by using Lightroom and Nik to create the image in my mind's eye. Having said that, sometimes I need to venture into Photoshop. Simple things seem to take forever because I'm unfamiliar with it.
Time for a change. I've resolved to embrace Photoshop. Here's my first attempt at blending two of my images together.