How badly is this photo breaking the rules?

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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David Kieltyka
David Kieltyka Veteran Member • Posts: 4,674
Break the rules with impunity!

Knowing the "rules" (they're just guidelines really) is useful conceptually. But when you're responding to the moment with a camera, just go with your instincts. I find that's where my favorite photos come from. When I think too much I tend to lapse into cliches.

I like your photo a lot, though as Bob suggests I'd straighten the "horizon" line. If it's just a little off it looks like sloppiness or a mistake. But if it's way off it becomes intentional again...and even creative.  

-Dave-

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