Image tidied up (top highlights removed) and adjustments made to exposures especially in the shadows to bring out more detail and interest.
The image is cropped to get rid of much of the distracting out of focus area on the RH side. Then tweaking exposure (shadows and highlights), increasing contrast and saturation and sharpening the lad himself. A few grasses were also cloned away
I have cropped them off. The rest becomes my main image with a little tidying up. General agreement that the shadowy doorway in the bottom LH corner should go
I have cropped / cloned out a few and then worked hard to bring out the general grunge. I did try it in B+W but preferred the colour version. The tea mug went walkabouts!
I got rid of most of the uninteresting background and then boosted contrast and saturation to my taste. It also improved the composition to close the gap between the two boys (cloning tool).