Mom and son

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  1. dab_20

    dab_20 TPF Noob!

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    Please critique this photo. I've never really done people before until now. I'm new to photography, so if you could give me pointers it would really help me out.
    I think I may have cropped this photo too tightly while I took the picture.

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    needs more DOF
     
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    I think that this is just lovelybut I would crop this to a square to remove the non-contributing portion at the top.

    It could be sharper but the composition and the emotion overwhelms the technical shortcomings.

    It is, to me, a great example that a picture can transgress on all the accepted conventions and still be very good.

    If this were mine, I would soften the color a little bit and maybe even add some grain to disguide the softness and amplify the romantic nature of the image.

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    I was going to say that cropping out the top half would help this photo alot!!!! Looks much better!!!
     
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    Thanks for the comments everyone. I do like how it looks with the top half cropped.
     

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