I learned something. The order in which you apply photo editing techniques affects the outcome. Here are three versions of one shot. Each is done in Sagelight using the same techniques: quick auto balance; the light blender in the power box controls; and the soft focus but the outcomes are quite different. The black and white appearance of the 3rd one is an outcome of the order in which I used the techniques.
I used the same techniques on this next shot.
On the last one I used Sagelight’s HDR effects, and tone blender