Over at I Heart Faces on Fridays they have a Fix-It_Friday challenge that gives everyone the opportunity to practice fixing photos. You can also look at all the other contributions of fixed photos to see how others chose to FIX IT and learn from each other.
This is the before photo:
I copied the original layer and then began to make changes.
I played with the curves to lighten the photo and then burned the edges to add focus. I couldn’t help myself… I also added a touch of color to the sky.
I loved the sunburst in this photo!
This is the after: