Photo Software Recommendations

Role of Post Processing Software

Should you be processing your pictures on your computer to improve them?  I do.  I do it all the time and I use Adobe Lightroom.  These photos above all have a good amount of processing applied to them and did not look like this out of the camera.  Nope, no way. 

I took the flowers above in bright sunlight, the worst condition for flower photography and therefore required some serious editing.  Most of my edits are simple and quick but putting in some effort can really ratchet up a typical snap into a cool photo.  You be the judge. Below are a few before and after shots (the afters are all up above in the gallery):