Thoughtful pruning of Japanese Maples

These two maples create a wonderful experience at the entry of this home.  In past years they had been sheared into a ball but then let to grow out again.  It left a lot of die-back in the interior.  I pruned out the dead branches, removed crossing branches and unruly growth especially around the eaves of the house.

Before Pruning and Cleaning out of dead wood
Tree on the right has been pruned
After photo of Pruned Japanese Maples