Posted By paulbroad : Whilst I like your original, I do think I prefer it that bit darker. The histogram was spot on, but I generally darkened a touch and burnt in a few areas. Still wont get votes - not the right kind of image.
Posted By sherring : Here is my mod. Just added contrast and saturation to give the image a little more punch.
Posted By arhb : New layer via copy
Add layer mask
Use radial gradient(foreground to background)