Secrets to a good picture = good quality camera, focus, able to provide flash in low light, focus, what do you see in the frame, focus.  More than one picture to tell a story or many pictures to cover an event.

usable

Good - framing, color, focus

What is the story?

Good - framing, "ok" color, focus

What is the story?

Good - framing, color, focus

Good - framing, color, focus

What is the story?

Good - framing, color, focus ++ starts to tell a story associated with the other picture.

NOW... what is the story and what other pictures do we have to complete it?

Good - color, focus, cropped from BIG picture - makes it easy crop nicely

What is the story?

Good - color, focus, cropped from BIG picture - makes it easy crop nicely

What is the story?

borderline

reasonable focus, but once cropped, focus becomes an issue.

reasonable focus,

What is the story?

reasonable focus once a majority of picture is cropped.

What is the story?

reasonable foreground focus, middle not so good

reasonable focus, needs flash

What is the story?

reasonable focus, when cropped we still only have half of the woman on right

What is the story?

once cropped to use the portion in focus there isn't much picture left

sorry...

Unusable - color, focus, exposure

Unusable

what are we doing?

Unusable

what are we doing?

no focus, too much light in background needs a proper flash to fill in the foreground

Unusable

too small

No light or focus

no focus or foreground light (needs flash) - lots of dirty dished in foreground

bad focus

no focus or foreground light (needs flash) - (not really breaking news)

what is the story?

once cropped there isn't much left.

what is the story?

Pair of pictures that once cropped want a story. A lot dishes in foreground. Not a lot of happy faces.