Sharpness is a bourgeois concept.

Wedding Aniversary Kiss
Wedding Aniversary Kiss

The famous French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson once remarked that “Sharpness is a bourgeois concept” and that it was the “Decisive Moment” that counted.

Here is an example of an image I was going to delete because I missed the focus on the eyes and it turned out to be the most liked and commented on image from the whole event.

There’s more to photography than technical perfection (although I do think you should do your best to get the key elements right).

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