I didn’t stray very far from home to get this shot. I arrived early to scout locations for a family portrait of some friends at the Pagod Gardens in downton Norfolk, VA and snagged this shot while I waited for them to arrive. After trying several different HDR settings of the shot, I decided to take it into Lightroom and work with different color treatments until it felt a bit magical. This is a variation of a Lightroom Preset by Trey Ratcliff. His presets are available on his blog, www.stuckincustoms.com. Even if you don’t want to buy presets, you should go to his site anyway – his photography is amazing.