#648 To crop or not…

At our Music in Print show I spoke to many people coming through our photo studio. With one photo enthusiast we talked about the merits of cropping – when, why (or why not), and how…

I often see students cropping photos to answer compositional challenges. I shake my head – the REAL challenge is to use every speck of the viewfinder available.

In this month’s Exposed! photo newsletter we investigate the world of cropping.

Photo Cropping

Photo Cropping... When, why (or why not) and how

2 thoughts on “#648 To crop or not…

  1. I thought all cropping was supposed to be done in-camera?
    In my opinion, I think if you cropped, something would seem to be missing.
    Although I cropped with my hand and it still looked like a pretty good pic.

  2. Thanks Joe,
    Many people crop using software – and while not terrible – it’s far from best practice!!

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