Too blurry? C&C

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    I'm wondering if this is too blurry for most people's tastes. When it's not blurred, it just seems too cluttered and you can see every flaw in this old building. I think the blur gives it a softer touch, but I'm worried it's too distracting and headache inducing. Any comments/suggestions? Thanks!

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    Makes me dizzy... like when you get to that point where you know you've had too much to drink.

    Make it go away!
     
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    Yes. Very much so.
     
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    Makes me dizzy too.

    I think if you wanted to go the same way, just do it as a normal blur rather than like that.
     
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    Not good
     
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    Way too much imo... I agree, it kind of makes me dizzy.
     
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    automatic headache.lol
     
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    I like this effect.
     
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    I'm not sure what to say, I think it's a bit to much for my tastes but the biggest problem I have with it is that window. It's sucking my eyes into it like some kind
    of vortex. I would recommended that you get to know your lenses a little better in terms of Depth of field.
     
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    Funny. Why shoot in the old building if you didn't want it to look like you were shooting in an old building? It would seem like the details of the building would add a certain character that some people might want. I am with the majority that doesn't care for the effect of the blur. You could try a slight vignette either to the photo with the blur, or without the blur. If you darkened the blur, it might have a less dizzying/headache-inducing effect.
     
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    its not just blurry but a matter of making me dizzy.
     
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    May be ok with a tighter crop. Better if she were not directly facing the camera, I imagine.
    I kind of like the effect, I would like it more if the in focus part encompassed all of the couples body parts, also darken the outer frame so the couple is the lightest part of the photo, so they draw your attention.
     

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