Before and After – Editing Process
This post will be a little more brief than most, focusing on before and after of the editing process. This should give a little insight into what I put into each and every photo. It’s also fun to share the different situations I run into as a photographer. Here we go =].
Point-and-shoot cameras are so advanced now that it’s not super hard to take a good quality photo. What a professional brings to the table is so much more. Being an artist is the closest you can get to being a wizard (and that’s very important to me =]). I love to keep my photos genuine and authentic, but sometimes you have to use a bit of magic. For the most part, I chose random before and after examples. Some sessions need more work than others. Other times, I barely have to touch anything. The truth is, some days I really love the editing side of photography.
First of all, I should say that I never alter anyone’s natural appearance. I believe in using photography to be real. Editing comes into play when something is distracting or to enhance already beautiful features. Mostly, I wanted to give you a chance to see behind the scenes.
The next one is one of those cases where things needed a little more work. Working with kids is so much fun, but unpredictable. Because of this, in order to get a good photo of everyone looking, you have to combine some good photos:
It’s a little hard to tell because of the dark lighting in the first image, but the baby’s eyes are fully closed. So, I ended up taking swapping heads from a different photo so they were all looking.
I like sharing behind the scenes and a look into my process. Have any questions or comments? Leave it in the comments below and we can chat! =]
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