Originally Posted by Dave Martiny
Worst turn-off in a photograph?
For me, it's a title.
I find that some titles will include words that can indelibly skew my interpretation of a photo in a way that can be annoying and counterproductive to my ability to appreciate it on my own terms.
On the other hand ocassionally the viewer does need a slight nudge.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
~Antoine de Saint-Exupery