Taking Great Photos. Part 13: The Cream of the Cropping

Let’s talk about cropping. For the moment – let’s ignore the size of the image – we’ll get to that soon – and just talk about whacking off the chunks of the picture that detract or distract. Think of it as the electronic equivalent of taking a pair of scissors and slicing off the side of the picture with that no-goodnik ex-brother-in-law that dumped your sister and left her with two kids to raise all by herself – may he rot in hell – on it. Most of the photography that we are doing is, as we discussed earlier, macro …