Well there exist a debate whether you are a photographer or a graphic designer who photoshop photos . As HCB said, good hunter aren't good cook , but currently, when i browse around on flickr and many websites, i asked, has digital bought us to the generation of hunter and cook where HDR image more attractive, heavy crop and post processing , but it become like a wide spread trend rather than certain fews individuals .
So i want to ask
- To what extend you should cook your photograph ?
- Will the easy of cook affect your attitude toward photography since you can fix many things after taken the shot, and can take many shot, thus didn't put that much effort into the shots ? Or is it just me ?
- Why people cook their photo until CG image that somehow lost the soul ? Does highly saturated colour , super sharp really that much matter ? I do understand that it is a matter of taste, but does photography moving somewhere new , with this trend as a signal ? The era of surreal image where photographer freely manipulate image ?
- The main question is the attitude between the hunter and cook ? How will it affect if you cook more.
Please keep the discussion friendly , and don't use example that go to extreme level , talking about average here .