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That's not true at all. Everyone, even a professional, will need to some kind of post-processing. How much editing you do is where the debate starts.

About your shot: an uninteresting subject to be honest, but decreasing the the DOF to blur out the background more would do wonders. What equipment?
Just a £30 samsung camera from school My £99 Olympus X43 (blue) is terrible.
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I Would never even dream of editing my photo's, to be a professional photographer you should not need to edit your pictures to make them look better.
HA! thats a good one! have you ever seen how much editing goes into fashion shoots!

Or here's a prime example, I shoot professionaly and for instance one wedding I did the bride had extreme acne, even with her cover up it still was quite obvious in the shot's and nothing I mean NOTHING you do with the camera will fix that, so guess what instead of handing shots over to the bride that she'd never want to share with anyone because of embarassing acne, I spent hours in photoshop going through each and every picture making her look perfect and she loved the photo's.

All pro's edit thats just life!
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looks good to me.
    
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Just a £30 samsung camera from school My £99 Olympus X43 (blue) is terrible.


This thing is TERRIBLE.


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looks good to me.
I took that picture with the school camera.

This was taken with my camera

my old PC's FAN.


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I Would never even dream of editing my photo's, to be a professional photographer you should not need to edit your pictures to make them look better.
I strongly disagree with you on this one. Photography is about the eye but post-production is just another aspect of creativity.

You can ask 10 people to take a picture of the same subject and you will get 10 different pictures. The same idea goes with 10 different edits.


To OP, since these are smaller flowers so the subject is the entire bush but since it is only partly in focus it makes it very dull and boring. The underexposed photo also makes it unattractive because its dark and has no colors.

Take more pics! With practice you'll get it down
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nikon S8000... best compact PAS camera i have ever owned....
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post #17 of 38
Here's a prime example of an edit you would do as a professional, shots are by me.

before...


and after...


Now as a client, which picture would you rather have handed to you?
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Here's a prime example of an edit you would do as a professional, shots are by me.

before...


and after...


Now as a client, which picture would you rather have handed to you?
any picture only joking.

constructive criticism only please people.
    
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post #19 of 38
The picture looks like you purposely walked up to the most colourless flower available.

Also, the background is a bit too busy - next time you could try taking the picture from the side of the plant to fit in more content. But hey, atleast you got the autofocus to work with that yummy depth of field.
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any picture only joking.

constructive criticism only please people.
Trust me I'm being creative as I can, but I take offense to someone who shoots on a $50 P&S talking about what is and what's not professional. It was a blanket statement with abosolutely no basis in truth. It's no different than a racist saying black people only eat fried chicken and watermelon.

Sorry I found it highly offensive!
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