Yes, I process many of my shots for color saturation, balance, contrast and shadow recovery/deepening. I pumped these up for my buddies in the fire department.
Here are more form the same day: July 14, 2007
These will give a better idea of the accurate images vs. the enhanced.
Who is the "everyone" you are referring to? The people trying to get his money?
To answer your question in one word: No.
I have been paid very well for usage rights for my images in magazines like Sunset, Westways and Playboy along with countless corporate brochures and highway billboards...
That's a good call - no need for hesitancy! You're right, I clearly see the collision now that you point it out. I was always looking to place the rock in an image to attract tourist sales - which in turn caused me to lose perspective.
I sincerely appreciate the critique.
Now this is a fun series to look at! I really like how you explored the possibilities here, and it is difficult for me to pick a "best" because each one can stand on it's own, without being a part of the series. Nice.......
It all depends on what you were going for - I think that David said it well.
If it were mine, I would just have to see how it looked with some of the vertical distortion corrected and touch of clean up on the colors. (I just played with it and I think removing some of the color tinge from the...
I just did quick Google using "exif and Photoshop LE" and came up with several references to the fact that LE doesn't save the exif data.
Again, I have never even heard of LE until now but it would appear that doesn't save the exif data. Check it out and see what you come with.
I am not familiar with Photoshop LE, but in my CS versions I have found that the exif data gets stripped out when using the "Save for Web and Devices" function. Saving files any other way leaves the data intact.
Not sure if this helps......