When Design Goes Bad
Examples often seen even on high end websites
Every design element that has not been done well downgrades your credibility in the eyes of visitors to your website on a subconscious level. As you can see photographs are a design element that needs to be handled professionally.
Here we can see vey common examples of poorly handled images that are common to see on websites from left to right:
Colour balance gone wrong/pixilation/poor cropping/blown highlights/compressed shadows/squint cropping