The photograph above was taken in Seligman, AZ back when I was following Route 66.

Processing Notes: This is a single raw file converted using Adobe Camera Raw. I raised the Blacks and Fill Light sliders to get good shadow detail and then opened the image as a Smart Object. I then applied some of the actions that come with my new on-line HDR class (antique color and soft contrast). I also added a few curves and hue/saturation adjustment layers and painted on the masks to control which areas of the image were affected. Here’s what the Layers palette looked like for the final image: