Filtering: how much is too much?
recently I uploaded this image which is one of my favourites of my recent shoot. It is the Capelo do Ferrel in Portugal (image ID 29327797). I added a slight filter on it to bring out the white of the walls and the clouds against the blue of the sky.
I know I'm opening up a can of worms here and I am aware of the different opinions circulating on various photography forums, but I wonder how much filtering is too much.
The reason I uploaded this image was because I see a lot of pictures on DT with serious filtering so I didn't think anything wrong with it. Obviously the pic was accepted, so I must've been doing something right.
I've also heard the opinion that the filtering should be left to the editor who purchases the image rather than the photographer (me). This is also a good argument.
What are the general thoughts of the DT community about this sensitive subject?
Thanks for letting me know.
Photo credits: Marcel Admiraal.
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