How would you crop this?

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  1. Sodak

    Sodak TPF Noob!

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    I thought it would make for an interesting desktop at work. Guess what? I'm not a professional photographer. :wink:
     
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    I crop the the LH side of the image so that it starts with the sharp bottle second from left, and maybe some of the really fuzzy ones image right.
     
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    Yes, the sharp image should always be the one in front.

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    Better?
     
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    I would say so
     
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    Really? I hadn't heard this before.
     
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    invisible Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    I'm going to be the contrarian here and offer a version cropped on the right.

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    This version puts the subject where it should be for a photograph of this kind.

    That being said, it's unfortunate that you didn't move the drug that appears completely blurred on the left-hand side.
     
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    Pharmacist?

    I like Invisible's crop.
     
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    I wouldnt crop it I like it just how it is.
     
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    Yes, I agree. I just happened to have my camera along for another reason and decided to snap off a few. I should have thought about composition more, and I think I'll retry it. I like your crop though, mine seemed to hack off too much.
     
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    Thanks, and thanks to everyone for the input.
     
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    I agree with the idea about the original photo. I think it looks fine just as it is. I think it looks interesting to see the focus somewhere out a little bit.

    Btw, I use my photos for desktops all of the time.
     

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