tree.clouds.light_16.rw2.xmp (57.8 KB)
I modified filmic rgb and local contrast 1. To take out more contrast of the trunk and branches from this point requires open-heart surgery.
Edit: Actually, there is one easy change: turn off filmic altogether. I like the result even better.
And a little work on exposure.
tree.clouds.light_20.rw2.xmp (45.1 KB)
Edit 2: When you look at the perfect glow of the sunlight across the fields and the marvelous clouds, this is Ansel Adams-like in capturing the right moment.