I’ve been shooting donor/subscriber receptions for a non-profit arts program. During a break in the action at a recent event, my contact at the organization praised my work, saying that everyone in her office was impressed by my shots. That was a lovely compliment, but it’s not the one I want to brag about here.
No, that came a little later, when in the course of conversation one of her coworkers noted that their patrons look very good in my images. I explained, “I retouch every photo.”
My contact was shocked to hear this. And her surprise is the greatest compliment my work has received.