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03-24-2020, 05:19 PM - 1 Like   #1
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My concern is whether or not I should attempt to remove the flowers to the right of the subject. There are times when distractions, or trying to remove distractions can be a royal pain even with a capable Photo Software Editor. Thanks very much for any helpful hints and suggestions.

Tony

I am not certain that the flowers to the right are a distraction. A professional photographer friend has advised me that: "If it is in the photograph, it belongs in the photograph." Obviously I am at a point of frustration where distractions are concerned.

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My feeling is the top of the picture could be cropped so it just touches the flower, and leave the right bottom in. I think it is often best to show parts of the subject, suggesting there are many. Besides rationalizing with words, it just looks better with it in IMO. (Very nice picture BTW.)
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I have to disagree about cropping the top so it touches the top of the flower. You need head room just like birds and other animals.

As for the flowers to the right, I think they're out of focus enough to be called bokeh!

Beautiful flower Tony, thanks for sharing.
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My feeling is the top of the picture could be cropped so it just touches the flower, and leave the right bottom in. I think it is often best to show parts of the subject, suggesting there are many. Besides rationalizing with words, it just looks better with it in IMO. (Very nice picture BTW.)

Many thanks for your assistance and comment.

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I have to disagree about cropping the top so it touches the top of the flower. You need head room just like birds and other animals.

As for the flowers to the right, I think they're out of focus enough to be called bokeh!

Beautiful flower Tony, thanks for sharing.

Thank you very much. Greatly appreciated.

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Tony. First of all I think the rendition you posted in "Post you photos" is better than this one. Over all I think that it is a very good shot and the background flowers are not that distracting. If you should do anything, I would prefer toning down the background and making it less sharp. Perhaps this example (I worked with the rendition from "Post your photos").
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Tony. First of all I think the rendition you posted in "Post you photos" is better than this one. Over all I think that it is a very good shot and the background flowers are not that distracting. If you should do anything, I would prefer toning down the background and making it less sharp. Perhaps this example (I worked with the rendition from "Post your photos").

I see what you are saying. Many thanks.

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