Patti, thanks for a really funny topic – cropping shots… something I do very often and it’s interesting to see how an image changes completely. Sometimes I just do it for fun … but mostly to get a better depth or change the focus point … making the shot more dramatic or interesting.
“You can be in the storm,
but don’t let the storm get in you.”
A day after a storm – Puerto Villaricos, Spain – October 2018 (bring the drama come closer)
“Dancing is creating a sculpture
that is visible only for a moment.”
A close up of the magical Christmas tree made from used ballet shoes, The Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen – December 2017 ( make the image more interesting)
“Don’t burn bridges, you never know when you might need them.”
Omar Al Busaidy
15 July Martyrs Bridge in Istanbul – May 2014 ( change the image completely and bring the action closer)
“You don’t have to see the whole staircase,
just take the first step.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Colourful stairs in Tbilisi Old town – December 2018 (making the image more inviting)
“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness
didn’t know where to shop”
Window shopping in Vienna – August 2014 (change the focus and bring the main attraction closer)
“I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down.
They look so nice on the pumpkin.”
Christmas decorations hanging over Henry Street in Dublin – November 2013 (to give the small details more focus)