Tip of the Day: Will your processing stand the test of time?

Natalie Norton recently did a great tutorial on Editing Eyes as a guest on Digital Photography School. It is a nice tutorial showing you steps to use in Photoshop to make your subject’s eyes have a little pop. What caught my attention was Natalie Norton’s comment that she tries to consider during her post processing if the effect she applies to her photos will still look good in ten years.

Natalie Norton recently did a great tutorial on Editing Eyes as a guest on Digital Photography School.  It is a nice tutorial showing you steps to use in Photoshop to make your subject's eyes have a little pop. What caught my attention was Natalie Norton's comment that she tries to consider during her post processing if the effect she applies to her photos will still look good in ten years. If she thinks it might be too much, she pulls back.If your intent is to create a unique, processed image, then go ahead editing with no limits.  Digital photography has brought many to the computer to edit their images. Often photographs intended to be traditional become over processed, so take the time to consider whether it will look when you come across the photo in the future. A strong image will stand on its own without being over processed. 
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—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger_