The intent was to contrast the subject, Ty, with a light background so as to continue our use of shadows as a form of mystery. Unfortunately, there are three reasons why this photo became unusable. First, the lighting proved to be too much of a contrast with the subject, and the background is almost solid white. It blinds the viewer, and cannot be remedied even in Photoshop. Another reason why this photo was excluded is because it is out of focus. For a still shot like this, being out of focus is unacceptable. A third and final reason why this photo wasn’t chosen is because there is a merger in the background.