As a novice photographer, or as someone starting out in learning the craft, your need of digital post-processing is inevitable. Now more than ever, digital processing softwares are popping up everywhere. Whether it be the instant kind (like Instagram, Hipstamatic, or ToyCamera) or the manual professionally-aimed ones (such as Adobe Photoshop, Aperture, or Lightroom), there’s now something for every one.
Now the question is, how far is too far when editing a photograph? This post will discuss some boundaries that are accepted in the photography world.
Digital processing in photography is generally used for 4 reasons:
1.Digital processing for personal use
There really are no boundaries as to what you can do with your photos if it’s only for personal use. You’re free to skew it any whichever way possible in any way you want. Even if it’ll be showcased in an exhibition later on, the creation will wholly be for your own sense of satisfaction.
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