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Lost and Found
Image submitted by Ricardo Aguilar (published on Sep 22, 2011) comments and reactions
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why we featured this image

This is a great example of how a few simple changes to an image, in terms of both contrast and tone, can create an image with considerably more impact.

Carolina Beach
Image submitted by Simon Jenkins (published on Sep 9, 2011) comments and reactions
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Simon's image is a fantastic example of how a few, relatively simple changes can dramatically transform an image, particularly in terms of drawing the viewer's attention to the key elements within the scene.

Ruegen Island
Image submitted by Matthias Steiger (published on Jul 27, 2011) comments and reactions
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A great example of how sympathetic post-production (editing an image in a way that takes account of its content) can really bring an image to life.