Sometimes it’s tough to know how to edit an image. IMO, as long as it’s not totally wacky and over the top, you should feel free to play with an edit until it feels right to you.
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how I post-processed one of my images. I took it from a blah, bland photograph to one that will make you want to go find your nearest aspen grove to wander in. Although I’ve used a number of photo-editing software over the past decade, doing any sort of edit that […]
All images need a little TLC and massaging (aka post processing). If you shoot in jpeg, which most cameras do, they are already post-processed in-camera by default, and in most cases, all you need to do is give it a little extra oomph to get it to look how you like. I shoot in RAW […]
Whether you shoot on a dSLR or a smartphone, editing to give your photographs a little extra oomph is a smart move. It takes your images from snapshot quality to “ooh!” (or sometimes “ew!”). (Summary at bottom of this article) I don’t own a smartphone, so take this with a grain of salt. My photography […]
Most photographers know that shooting in broad daylight tends to make for unflattering photographs. The shadows are harsh, crisp, and make people squint. If you're not paying attention, it's easy to blow your highlights (aka overexpose) or underexpose. But on the flip side of the same coin...