So courtesy of Stuck in Customs, I found out about an interesting set of Photoshop / Lightroom / Aperture plugins by an outfit called Topaz Labs. They’re reasonably priced (as such things go), have a 30 day free trial available, and Trey’s site has a discount coupon so you can get 10% off on your plugin order.
So using my 30 day trial, here’s my first run at using one of the plugins, called “Simplify:”
I took the original shot at the Rio Grande Botanic Garden in Albuquerque, New Mexico. What do you think?