Leave the Leaf or Not?? Suggestions? Help Please!

10 years 1 week ago - 10 years 1 week ago #139319 by J. Hansen
cropped even more, better? Come to mama little bee!

original photo

cropped just a little

cropped a lot



Wasn't tall enough to get the picture whithout the bottom leaf. With it being out of focus thought maybe I could get away with it. Any thoughts or suggestions on how to make it better. Thank you so much. Tried to crop it some but not so sure it works for me.


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10 years 1 week ago #139366 by John Landolfi
I would use a Content Aware fill to get rid of the leaf parts over blue background, and clean it up with the Clone Stamp or Healing Brush( if you have all that, thai is) If you don't use CS5, you could try some careful cloning, first making a selection around the part of the leaf you want to eliminate.
I don't think any of your crops work, and I'm commenting on your"just a little" You should include the original...:)


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10 years 1 week ago #139375 by icepics
I like the original or the slight crop... but are you talking about the leaf to the right or the one under the flower in the foreground? The one in front seems to frame the flower, but the one to the right isn't doing a whole lot for the photo - that would probably be easy enough to crop the right side of the photo. But you'd probably need to see how it looks since any cropping affects the entire composition.

If I want to crop a photo I usually try to do it a little and if I take some 'off the bottom' for example then I crop a little along the side too, to keep the way I framed the shot intact. I usually frame a shot the way I want it unless there's something in the way that I can't move myself to reframe it, or can't get any closer, etc.

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