Here the trees have managed to «unite» the two shores. Although it has its charm on a symbolic level, for the composition it is better to keep spaces in between to give enough «air» around them. At the same time as I close the aperture or apply focus stacking for these frames I also try the polarizer at different intensities to achieve a balance between reflections, colors and underwater elements.
Processed in Camera Raw, basic contrast and color changes. Edited in Photoshop, adjusting the «horizon» of the river, using the «straighten» too/ to correct the angular deformation. Adjustment of colors and contrasts, recovering detai/s in s/ightly overexposed areas.
Full/ frame, 24 mm, F:16, 200 ISO, 1/8 s, polarizer