we tell stories, have part of what happened stand out, by taking out or blurring the unimportant
At right, the picture as taken. After my daughter in law graduation, I put on my head her hat. Playfully.
My shirt to colourful, background distracting. A cutout, left only my expression in colour. The picture become a lot more powerful. Yes?
When something happens, there are so many details and we remember or not. Too many facts, to many hesitations in a dialogue. Remember: a story is not like being before a judge! We do not have to tell everything. Exact what had happened, not even what we remember. Exactly like in this picture. Or the next.