Before: way out of proportion, and thick with crossing branches.
The guys worked for three hours in the rain. And they cleaned up all the mess. Now, here are the "after" photos, taken just yesterday afternoon:
After: more compact and aerated. Yippee!
I'm very happy. Not only will the trees no longer shade the vegetable garden in the morning, but there won't be nearly as many apples to pick up off the ground for the next few years.