Richness of detail and texture is (or can be) GOOD
Distractions that compete strongly with the subject are BAD.
Clone Stamping? This is a Photoshop tool whereby you paint over areas you don't want to see with something copied from somewhere else in the picture (or even another picture open at the same time)
Biba's ciggy was copied, rotated and pasted between her innocent and dainty little fingures from her mothers niccotine-stained mitt. Now you know why I live in Greece and she lives in England!