- tilt-shift and faux tilt-shift
- f/1.4 and f/1.2 lenses
- Lighroom/Photoshop vignetting
- texture overlays
- the clarity slider
Here's the bottom line: Client trumps blogger. End of story. Your client is the right bower, her husband is the left bower. You are the ace.
That blogger who hates everything? He's an off-suit nine on a good day.