No matter how talented the photographer, editing photos is absolutely paramount to making sure your images are the best quality they can be.
Editing out Minor Imperfections
With high-quality cameras, dust and debris will become the bane of your existence. Even dust that isn’t visible to the human eye will show up on your photos which can decrease the quality of your images. Editing allows for those imperfections that you aren’t able to remove pre-production to be smoothed out. Even with the Spot healing tool or a dust and scratches filter, you can improve the quality of an image.
Sometimes the lighting or even the camera won’t pick up the colours you want to show in their full splendour; photoshop allows you to play around with saturation and colour balance to either brighten the colours or desaturate them entirely. With editing photos, you have complete control over how the final image looks regardless of how it looked before you photographed it. Maybe something in your shot is red, but you wanted it to be blue; it is simple to cut it out and adjust that aspect individually.
Perhaps the subject you are photographing isn’t in the location you need or require a white background. It is easy to utilise the pen tool and cut out the subject, and you then place it in an alternate location.
Creating visual art
Create images that you aren’t able to stage in front of the camera by editing photos. There are thousands of graphic designers that create art using editing software like photoshop. Photoshop can be utilized to add fantasy or illustrations within a photograph, in order to, create unique and eye-catching artwork. Also, you can merge photos together like this to create interesting art.
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