I believe she is a carrier. A guy I shared eggs w/ last year and I have been comparing notes and believe there are obvious carriers like Hercule, and more subtle, I believe she has the more subtle signs, but so did Rudy's mom.
An easy way to clean the background is to take the picture at dusk, the flower colors really pop and the background darkens naturally These all had messy distracting backgounds that were minimized are disappeared b/c it was dusk
@Ilovemyduckies I don't know if you have seen these or remember them, but they were some of my experiments w/ light and shutter speed
These were done w/ 10 second exposure and a flashlight behind the shower curtain.
These were done 30 second exposure (maybe a bit longer can't remember right now) and a helper w/ a flashlight and lots and lots of bad takes!!! lol