To Crop or Not.
This is a discussion on To Crop or Not. within the Brutally Honest Photo Critique Requested forums, part of the PHOTO FORUM category; Originally Posted by Bynx
...among the sea of bull rushes...
I like that and I really like the unusual shape of the bird- looks like ...
I like that and I really like the unusual shape of the bird- looks like it's giving a sigh and I can only imagine what's on its mind. But I think the sky is an unnecessary complication and you'd make the picture stronger if you lose it.
Originally Posted by Bynx
I feel a little uncomfortable with how close the bird is to the left side; is there any more available in the original frame?
I like the way the dark clump on the right balances the bird but I think it takes too much attention away from it; I think you should crop just a bit into the middle of the first clump from the right.
Incidentally, your post id just a tiny hair over Photoforum size limit; it's such a tiny bit that I doubt it really matters, but please be careful.