I'm starting to like the combination of a polarizer filter and unnecessary HDR. It gives pics a very snappy, contrasty feeling like chrome film. I think this looks very close to Fuji Velvia (50), with a polarizer and the old trick of setting the iso to 64 to underexpose it a little for increased saturation. I may have to do a direct comparison next time we have nice clouds.
Rancho San Rafael Park, Reno, NV.