Of course the second one is better ... more vibrant
It's just a matter of taste with passion...just watch and learn...
I prefer #002. One look and I know #001 doesn't exist naturally and it's very artificial.
I hate how brown the sea looked and the overly contracted color after editing. Looks like chocolate milk.
#002, on it's own, could have been improved with a little burning in of the sky, slight contrast adjustment on the building. But i'd prefer if it was shoot with a polariser and left the way it is shot; meaning unedited.
I prefer 001, except for the sky color. I would adjust that something like this:
Last edited by Peano; 30th July 2008 at 12:48 AM.