How badly is this photo breaking the rules?

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
The Jacal
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Re: How badly is this photo breaking the rules?
In reply to PC Wheeler, Apr 19, 2013

PC Wheeler wrote:

Rules? You mean you didn't get a release from the subject?

Living in France, that's a contentious subject...

We learn the rules of composition, but they are not dogma. Breaking them (and I'm not sure you did) creatively is common and often essential.

I agree totally, as I do with Bob also,  but for some they are dogma, I was interested what people would think.

1/4000 sec at f/9 and ISO 320: Must have been very bright!  But it worked well.

Yes, I'm not too sure how that happened. It was probably because I was with my wife, so any kind of 'fiddling' becomes a real nuisance to her.  She has a sony point n shoot, always in iAuto, or whatever Sony calls it.

And, yes, it was bright, especially after the rain; no clouds and lots of reflection.

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Phil

Thanks, Jon.

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