img #1 | straight out of camera (muddy)img #2 | straight out of lightroom, with basic adjustments (not bad)img #3 | final image with light touchups, sharpening, and vignetting in photoshop (better) I'm not a huge fan of overworked photographs. However, with most digital images sharpening is necessary, as well as a touch of post-production. It's more than a click of the shutter, that's for sure. It's about equipment and know-how in post processing. This is why you hire a professional.