Quote Originally Posted by Worker 11811 View Post

In the end, I say, the real satisfaction comes from knowing that you produced the photograph that you see before you with your own hand.

It's like fixing your own car or making your own home repairs. There is a sense of ownership that comes with doing something by yourself.
This.

There was no Photoshop, there is no Lightroom, there's no digital action or preset applied... It's mine and no one else on the world could produce this EXACT image. Close, but not exact.

I can't wait to get back in there and try some more. I have 92 more sheets of paper to ruin in the name of learning, or re-learning...