↑Leica M9 and Leica 50mm Summilux ASPH @ f/1.4.
I’m often asked how I post-process colour in my images.
Well, more often than not, I don’t. I pre-process (my term). Let me explain…
Almost all photographers post-process (i.e., make image-enhancing adjustments, after a photograph is taken). What many novice photographers fail to recognize is the importance of pre-processing. Pre-processing involves identifying and harnessing natural enhancing elements in a scene, such as lighting, perspective, etc., before an image is taken.
In the case of this image, Boy, the soft light that was present after the sun set was harnessed to achieve a rich palette of colours and tones. This cannot be achieved in post-processing.