Do I have potential?

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Florida Nature Photographer
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Re: Do I have potential?
In reply to brick33308, 7 months ago

brick33308 wrote:

Final thought - if you want to see some real work on this image, give me permission to post it on the Retouching forum and after a few days you'll see amazing retouches - especially if a few of the more talented forum regulars jump on it.

Another reason that I stay away from PhotoShop/Elements. To me that is cheating. If you can create things like that out of thin air it takes all of the challenge out of field work. There wasn't a blue green background behind the girl. Why not commission a painter to create whatever you want?

This is photography. This is capturing life. This is not about manufacturing things.

In the example I posted earlier the post processing I did allowed the viewer of my photo to see what I saw when I was there.

Sure I could show you a photo of my living room with a whale lounging on my couch, but what is the thrill in that?

If I go back to the same spot day after day at the golden hour waiting for just the right light and through practice capture it, then I have done something.

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