Shopping as in photo-shopping

I recently had someone look at my photos and give me an honest critique. One of the results was that I spent some time editing a streetlight out of an otherwise epic lightning photo. In addition to the light itself there were some interesting gradients to deal with. I wouldn't print the end result, I will always be able to see the work underneath it but I'm glad I took the time to edit it.  It's not very likely that I'll see the same sort of conditions here again to reshoot