I'm trying to pick my work up a little, but before I do that I want to get better in terms of enhancing the image itself (lighting, colors, brightness and contrast), etc. etc. I figured if I work on a few photos first, I can apply what I've learned to my future wallpapers. Again, just like the last picture, I messed with the photo and made it a wall just so it's available out there.
Here's the original pic:
Here's the enhanced (added the light flare so it wouldn't be so plain):