January 15, 2011

This week I learned...

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a lot!  I learned that taking the photos is only the first step to becoming a great photographer.  The second step is knowing how to edit your photos...I'm not talking about airbrushing skin, or changing eye color or hair color or merging two photos into one, I'm talking simple color and light edits.  It's SO much fun to see your photo transform before your eyes but it is also time consuming and difficult.  Here's a before and after to demonstrate my learnings this week: