Reading https://goo.gl/fUHj3G) on his Menma photo with flowers. I would recommend looking at LightRoom's Tone Curve. It's a pretty powerful setting.post (
TL:DR – look at the screenshot for the settings I used in LR
Lightroom does nondestructive changes (no physical changes to the original photo) ^_^
Chang has a great shot, the elements are there but I personally felt there could be more depth. I did a standard preset for the "punch" which added the Clarity to 20 and vibrancy a bit to 7 for the colors.
Next I took a look at the histogram and you can see a big bulk of the peak is group together. I set the curve (near the top right) whites near the highest peak. This brighten the image and did a slight curve to the darks (curve near the bottom left). This adds a bit more contrast, then I adjusted the sliders to take away some blowouts.