I like this. It's cute and a bit whimsical. If that's what you're going for, then you've achieved the goal. ON the outside, however, a bit sharper would have helped to bring the textures home to the viewer. Aside from a 'cute' picture, food shots can really tell a story. I would have liked to see the cookies a closer to their real color as the red 'feel' to the whole thing, in my opinion, and this is simply my opinion, takes from the shot. By isolating the strawberries from the cookies, colorwise, I think it would have been much more impactful. (not sure if this is even a real word or not but...) I'm not sure about the lighting. Perhaps post work? I would have like to have seen a bit more in the post work area. This would take a good picture and make it great.
So, if your only goal was to bring a smile to a face then by all means, I'm smiling, as this is cute. but, I think you could have pulled it up a couple of notches to bring it into a more serious category as a food shot.
As in all things, art is subjective so, simply my opinion. You do good work. I think this has the potential to be great work.
I think it's cute and your artist comment helps makes sense of it too.
I'm happy you posted it, and I'm happy to learn that you and your boyfriend have been together as long as you both have.
It makes me happy to know that love can still be found and enjoyed in such a cute creative and adorable way. Love is so great to have, and a love like you must have, it has got to be the greatest to feel and to be able to share.
Great photo Olivia!!! And yes I have to admit it, I am a bit jealous that love came so sweetly even if it may or may not have come along so easily. Love came and found you when you were ready for it all the same.