Make It Square

Challenge #2 in the Eye of the Beholder series. Hosted by wrosenthal.
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For this challenge, photograph a person, pet, portrait, plant, object, or pattern, and fit it expertly into a square format. A single subject should dominate the frame. Please read the following to fully understand the nature of the challenge. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- The aesthetic of the square format in photography is regularly debated, although important photographers like Richard Avedon, Robert Doisneau, and Irving Penn have used it with great success. Those of us who learned photography using square format cameras (Rollei, Hasselblad) were taught to compose in the viewfinder either vertically or horizontally in the expectation that our prints and enlargements would be in the preferred rectangular format. Today, with few digital cameras offering a square format option, the problem is to compose in a rectangular frame with the expectation of cropping to a square.
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Deep red
perfect angle
What's this for?
A Musical Sine Curve
Red Passion
Long Jetty
A Sad End
Bubble World
: I
Yaris
Lonely
Lone Man-Guanajuato, Mexico
Square Meal
Poppy Lou
TVL DE 16 020 01 441
To the Power of Two
Church Ceiling
Around The Clock, Fair And Square
In the shade
a Bunch
snail
Flower with Attitude
The Diamond
Paris
Backlit Wild Mulberry Leaf
Ceiling Lamp
Dewy Thistle
Sic Transit Gloria Footprint
wheel*wheel
Swiss precision
Puffing Puffin
tree on a hill
Beach geometry
Square window
Thirsty of red
elena e lavanda
Melissa's flowers
Refined and Rough
Locust Leaf Study
Richmond Boats
MACROSQUARE
Ropes
Pollen
Ana
Bird at Sunset
a table
..
Untitled
Banksia Flower
One giant leap
P3
Sucking orange
Watching the tourists passing by...
Bird line
Ablaze
Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus)
* slurp *
I want Freedom!
Cobbles
square^3
Cogs
Multi squared water tap
Frozen Peas
Authentic Pestle and Mortar
Square Frame Classic.
Holding it together
House Sparrow
Coleoptera
Silent Angel
Butterfly in square
Who? Me?
Laibach live
First Child (Unborn)
Tom Gill
Bright future
Playground
Lazy Guard
Working with reflecting rays
Wagon's Ho!
Indian Dance
Vegetarian Dog
How old are you?
Rectangles in a Square
The Camel Shepherd
True Money
Pollinator
Esfahan
Gazania
After The Fire
Jiji
White Diamonds
Missing Seat
Wind power
Radar
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Sample entries
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Hard Labor
Dave and Petey
Lucy
Persimmon Leaves
Door Bolt at Saint Chapelle
Flax Plant Detail
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