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eldancer1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1374 W: 0 N: 4385] (23784)
This flag is on the top of a cliff overlooking Torrey Pines beach in San Diego and gets full force wind from the Pacific Ocean 24 hours a day.

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eldancer1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1374 W: 0 N: 4385] (23784)
Crop and Color Treatment
Edited by:lauro Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 71 W: 5 N: 78] (874)

Tried a different crop and messed around with the colors, all in Lightroom. I must say I like the crop, but the color treatment was not successful, your natural is still much better, although I would have toned down the reds.
Regards,
Lauro