Your Photo: Our Critique

Before After This picture of a rose was sent in by Cynthia Baughman. Cynthia is off to a great start as a beginner. She used the light nicely but the picture just lacked a little pop, so I tweaked the image with levels and a bit of contrast to lighten up the petals and give them more definition.

Before

After
This picture of a rose was sent in by Cynthia Baughman. Cynthia is off to a great start as a beginner. She used the light nicely but the picture just lacked a little pop, so I tweaked the image with levels and a bit of contrast to lighten up the petals and give them more definition.
—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger

This photo gets 4 stars on the PopPhoto Flash rating system.

The PopPhoto Flash rating system.
*= This part of the camera is called the lens
**= Don't quit your day job
***= Good, but not yet great
****=So close you can taste it
*****= Yes, a thousand times yes!

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