While a great deal of creating a good image is actually taking the picture, editing is so important. Lately, I’ve seen a lot of people over-editing their photographs. While that may be their “style,” I have never seen a photograph with a bunch of distasteful filters (unless the filters are a central part of the concept) displayed in a reputable gallery. The thing is, a good photographer will take an image that does not need to have 20 filters thrown on it.
My Lightroom go-to’s: