It's a raw rainy day. Even the brilliant dogwood leaves look bedraggled. I didn't use a filter on this one--just desaturated the background to let the color of the leaves stand out, but also to give a sense of the sort of late autumn gloom that a cold rain can bring.
...is to fill 52 themes, one a week for the year. Some weeks, maybe I'll try to find several photos to fit the themes. Others, I may spend more time trying to perfect one that seems best to represent the theme. Three years of a photo-a-day opened my eyes, now I want to hone my skills.