Need Help Finding Technical Issues in this Photo

Community Beginner ,
Jan 26, 2022 Jan 26, 2022

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This photograph has one or more technical issues, and I need help figuring out what they are. Any suggestions or critique would be greatly appreciated.SAM_0076 10.56.05 PM.JPG

Many thanks, a novice

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 26, 2022 Jan 26, 2022
Apart from distracting shadows, several areas are blurry, not sharply focussed.

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 26, 2022 Jan 26, 2022
The eye is drawn to the light, that's why photographers try to lighten up the main subject and darken the rest of the picture. You photographed the crab in the shadowiness, but the bright stones are fully in the light. So, you can't see the crab very well, good for the crab, bad for your picture. Furthermore, the focus point is a few inches in front of the crab. But in such shots, it is important to show the eyes in a razor-sharp way. In addition, the picture is cropped in a very uninteresting w...

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 26, 2022 Jan 26, 2022

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Apart from distracting shadows, several areas are blurry, not sharply focussed.

 

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
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Jan 26, 2022 Jan 26, 2022

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I see. Thank you for the quick response!

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The eye is drawn to the light, that's why photographers try to lighten up the main subject and darken the rest of the picture. You photographed the crab in the shadowiness, but the bright stones are fully in the light. So, you can't see the crab very well, good for the crab, bad for your picture. Furthermore, the focus point is a few inches in front of the crab. But in such shots, it is important to show the eyes in a razor-sharp way. In addition, the picture is cropped in a very uninteresting way.

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ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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Huh, that makes a lot of sense. Thank you for going into depth! I'll keep this feedback in mind.

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You're welcome.

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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