The thing here is, all I remember was that I was obviously on a tripod with a prime long longish lens and I think a light orange filter. I thought the parallel streaks in the sky, thinking maybe something was wrong with the film scanner. But it was in the 35mm negative as well.
Yes, I left the white bleed at the top. I’m just not into burning in that stuff right now. It helps frame the center of the image. And I do confess to lightening up the river for the same reason. Oh, and the original was over-exposed by a stop or so; and I darkened the whole thing, maybe too much? And upped the contrast on the center rectangle in the image.
100% View of a tiny section.