Another week and another new technique learned through my PPSOP course. Its called the Orton effect and its made to make your photos look painterly, ethereal, and romantic. I tried it on this picture of a sun lit wheat field with a dark brewing storm in the background.
Here is the original image:
Here is the Orton Effect image:
Canon Digital Rebel XSi
Canon EF 17-40 mm F/4L USM at 20mm
1/80 sec at F/8.0 (0 EV)
Singh-Ray Warming Circular Polarizer
To do it go over to Darwin Wiggett's article. He does a great job explaning the technique.