Do horizons always need to be straight?

Started Sep 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Do horizons always need to be straight?
In reply to dock, Sep 8, 2012

For landscape photos, I typically keep the horizon straight to make them aesthetically pleasing. I think landscapes should relax viewers. Slanted horizons add tension and drama, so I find them useful when there is an action in the image. For your photo example, I find the tilt appropriate, even called for, to convey the dynamic nature of a bird's flight.

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