When a photographer takes your picture, there is so much more to getting a good image than pushing a button. Images straight out of the camera are not fit for purchase. Well, at least when I take them, they’re not! Some editing needs to be done. I still had some images of Sweetpea that I took for the agency that were not fit to send. At the time, I didn’t have the time to play around with them, but today Photoshop and I had a long conversation. I don’t claim to be the best at photo editing, but I know what looks good to me.
This is how the picture looked straight out of the camera(or SOOC):
And here it is after I worked my magic (click on the photos to see them bigger):
That represents 30 – 60 minutes of work. So when you see a photographers prices, remember: It’s not JUST about taking the picture.
MrsDay is a wife, mom, stepmom, daughter, sister, auntie and friend. Writing allows her to let off steam so that nobody around her gets maimed or killed, and it's great for meeting all kinds of people online. She enjoys reading, singing, photography, and spending all her free time with Mr. Day.