in the photographer's world, the term post-processing is used a lot. this is what they do to the photo after the shutterclick. most photographers have a workflow and use applications such as elements and lightroom to make your photos look their best. this takes a good shot to the next level. not everyone is a photographer and not everyone wants to be one, but we all want our photos too look their best.
as a photographer and a designer, i use both my skill sets to make your card look its best. i do not just add the photos onto my design. i spend hours making photos look their best. i crop, i lighten, i brighten, i adjust saturations to make your photos be the spotlight of the card and not my design. here are some examples of befores and afters.