I’m obsessed with the power of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. It’s making me look at photography in a whole new way, and my older images in brand new lights. I was fiddling with some honeymoon pictures last night when I came up with this:
Click through for the full Flickr files. It’s amazing what Lightroom is able to pull out of that initial image, which is a meager 5 megapixel JPG image. This is not even RAW. The clouds are brand new. The color on the mountains is new.
I’m sure if I went into Photoshop I could isolate the sky and make it more dramatic. But there’s a line there somewhere I don’t want to cross from sharpening an image to creating something that wasn’t there to begin with.