Photos are like wine
It's okay to love a not so perfect photo.
Like this one for example.
Maybe most folks out there don't know what's wrong with it. I can tell you. My daughter was about 6 weeks old. I had her sitting in a pool of sun light in her boppy pillow to soak up some vitamin D. The light is extremely bright and harsh. There are shadows cast across their faces from the mullions in the windows. The high-lights are blown out in some areas. I did edit this image lightly to correct for some of these things. It was taken with my old camera that did not have the resolution or bit-depth that my current camera has so I was limited with what I could recover. But I love this image. My son just schooched down there for a nano-second. There was not time other than to shoot. I love the expression on his face. It's hanging on my wall.
I took a wine tasting class and there was much discussion about what makes a wine better than another, why some are way more expensive, yada, yada, yada. But I remember he also said at the end, if you like the wine, if it brings you pleasure and enjoyment no matter how much it cost, it's a good wine. I feel the same about images. Sometimes there is no time to set-up for perfection but the emotional content is perfect nonetheless.
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