Steps of evaluating a photograph 1. Type of Photograph. What is the intention? 2. Emphasis. Where is your eye drawn? What leads your eye there? 3. Technical. Are there any technical flaws which take away from the photograph? 4. Emotional or Physical response. Does the photo make you feel sad, happy or peaceful? Does it make your eyes widen or muscle tense? What elements contribute to this? 5. What else does the photo tell you? Don’t filter yourself, write down what comes to your mind right way? Trust your response.