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5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Posted On: Jun 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Looking back at my early photography, I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I've come a long way since then, but it's hard not to notice just how poorly processed those images are. I'm sure I'm not alone.
Post-processing is a big part of digital photography and most likely you process your images in one way or another as well. But are you making the most out of it? Are you making your images look better or worse?
I often look at hundreds of images daily and there are a few beginner's post-processing mistakes that stand out; mistakes that make an image less interesting than what it should be.
1. Too Much Saturation
Now, this might not come as a big surprise to you... The most common mistake is oversaturating.
We all love colorful images but at some point, it becomes too much. At some point, your images are so colorful that they become distracting. It's time to pull that saturation slider back down when colors don't look natural or when the less dominant colors are highly...

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