Black-shouldered Kite: On a Lowering Sky
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris
Call it "Lockdown Fever" i was about to hit the Delete key on this badly underexposed shot. (My fault, I didn't reset from a previous well lit series.)
When I thought the sky patterning looked so ominous.
As you may know, I spend little time on post process.
So, a quick trip through a few ToneCurve masked layers and here it is.
Lowering has a wonderful etymological background.
Even the good bard used it.
The cloudes that lowrd vpon our house” (Shakespeare’s Richard III)