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Underwater Photography by Tobias Friedrich

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6 Image Editing

Image editing plays a huge role in the way most pictures turn out. In fashion photography image editing is an indispensable part of the process for creating top-flight photos. Image edits can be drastic, and the practice is hotly debated because the final result can be considered a distortion of the original image; many people consider such alterations to be a form of manipulating reality.

Drastic image editing has not been a problem in the world of underwater photography. Its foremost concern is capturing documentary images, so it should be as free of excessive alterations as possible. But where does optimizing end and manipulating begin? Is the removal of floating particles a form of manipulation? Is it acceptable to eliminate ...

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