I’m very happy to return to ON1 Inspiration. My sincere thanks to the team at ON1 for inviting me back to share another photo with you. As I write this, I am “armchair traveling,” browsing through photos of past travels to Asia. It has been more than 10 years since I’ve visited Asia. I am excited to return to this area of the world in the summer.
Looking through my older photos is one of the ways I prepare for a return visit. I make note of places I want to photograph again. I get composition ideas, too. I also see how I would photograph subjects differently, or process them in a different way. I see my past as a photographer, how far I’ve progressed, and hints of what my future holds. In a way, I’m looking back to see ahead.
In this ON1 Inspiration video, I process a photo I took more than 10 years ago at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea. It’s a photo of one of the many wooden doors in the palace. I’m able to bring out its character with a combination of Develop, Effects and Local Adjustments in Photo RAW.