I will often apply that reasoning to my post processing as well. Because I usually approach my photography from a more artistic, visually interesting perspective, rather than a documentary style, I will try to process some of my images with the same subject matter in a variety of different ways. Take the images below as an example.
These are photos of an interesting landmark near Linden, Alberta. This graffiti laden shed sits in a field right next to the road. Although there were only a few clouds in the sky, the sunrise was providing some nice color. As you can see, I took photographs from different angles but I also processed them differently. The biggest difference is white balance. Shooting in RAW allows one to manipulate the white balance after the fact and that in turn can make for a variety of interesting results.
White Balance- As Shot
White Balance- Cloudy
White Balance- Shade
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