Yeah I have a habit of overworking them sometimes.
BTW, your first shot will be an awesome photo if you return at dusk when the light is more even. It will alleviate the blown highlights and you will have a lot of color.
Here is one of mine:
I used three images to create this one. This could have been created with a single exposure as well, but I didn't feel like setting up all of the lights and modifiers.
Here are the images I used: