Which photo would catch your eye first?

Things are progressing with the book publishing, and I am again looking for some input. I have two photos that I am considering for the front cover of the book. Though I have already pretty much made up my mind which I want to use, I would like to know which you would pick up first. Keep in mind the title No Time to Quit with the subtitle Life in a Broken Package.

 

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Let me know which you would pick up first, the child or the plant. ?Use the comment section below this post. Thanks!

 

 

 

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Comments

  1. Doreen Devoy-Hulgan says:

    The child. I love old photos. And I already see so many seedlings. 🙂

  2. Jessica says:

    I would choose the plant. I like the look of that, and feel it goes with the title a bit more 🙂

  3. Doraine Bennett says:

    I’m not really keen on either one. The photo, which is a lovely old photo, doesn’t tie to the title. The seedling doesn’t have enough pizazz in my opinion.
    Check this link. I just went to wikimedia commons and typed in broken pot.

    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ethiopian_Flowerpot_(2093019039).jpg

    I’m not necessarily crazy about the plants, but love that wire around the pot and the fact that it is so full of life.

  4. Sarah Belz says:

    It is such a tough call!!! I think maybe the plant, but it’s a very close call. Good luck in your decision – either will be great! 🙂

  5. Terry Rank says:

    I like the punch of the plant but really LIKE the child. Is there a way to have the child picture be less busy? Remove frame? Tough call

    • My first vision of the child photo was without the frame and having the shrubs fade to the edges of the cover. Thanks for your input.

  6. I think the photo…I was trying to imagine what I would pick up first if there were a table of books for sale and both were laying on it and the photo, with that title, would intrigue me the most and that would be the one I would choose to look at first.

    • That is exactly what I was hoping people would imagine, a table of books including ones with these photos. Thanks for your input, Cille. This photo is the one where Grandma was hiding in the shrubs behind Mom holding her up.

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