Too distracting?

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  1. Allsmiles7282

    Allsmiles7282 TPF Noob!

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    This is from a shoot I did over the weekend. I'm not big on putting babies in baskets but the mom saw my basket sitting there and really wanted me to try it. The following picture is from the basket shots and I'm so upset because it would have been totally cute but I feel like the white blanket in the bottom right hand corner is too distracting. What do you think?

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  2. Big Mike

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    I find it slightly distracting...but not too distracting. The good eye contact with the cute subject is strong enough as a focal point.
     
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    I didn't even notice it until you pointed it out. I suppose it could be a bit distracting but the subject in this case most certainly grabbed my attention first. Very good picture and of course a very cute baby.
     
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    I think it gives the picture depth...the baby is "in" the blanket opposed to "on it"
     
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    It may be construed as distracting but, I didn't really notice untill you pointed it out. I would have maintained the same dof throughout and that would have gotten rid of the "blurry" blanket. Otherwise a nice shot...I especially like the eye contact
     
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    Great shot, I think if you burned it in a little it would be less distracting.
     
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    This is such a sweet photo. Nice job!!!!
     
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    Personally, I don't find it distracting. It looks like she/he is cozy and enveloped in the blanket.:heart: Very cute!
     
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    I would have pulled it back a bit, but I like it.
     
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    I don't think it's distracting, I think it adds to the perspective of the shot.

    Great job, by the way.
     
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    not distracting at all. Fine as is!







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    My eye went straight to the baby's face and hands...I found the out of focus part of the blanket to show a sense of "protection" and "security."
    I like it!!
     

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