Time for some more Throw back Thursday action and this week I have picked an image from back in 2013; Hunted. I have always been fond of this picture but it has also always been on my list of images to re-shoot. When I took it I was relying on the camera’s fully automatic mode but since then I have learned a lot and now always shoot in manual and so I know that I could hugely improve on my previous attempts. However, winter this year in the UK has been extremely wet and grey but with barely a frost in sight and certainly not a deep, hard enough frost to penetrate the woods like it had done in the original photo, if winter should ever come this way again I promise I will make the most of it and attempt a new version.
In the meantime I offer you the new edit. I have softened it all slightly which I think has given a slightly more storybook feel and altered the tones to bring out the whiteness of the frost. I have also done a couple of other tricks in Photoshop (none of them to me) to remove some distractions. I won’t tell you what they are but if you have a keen eye and want to be bothered comparing the two, maybe you will spot them.