Composition: The World Askew

Challenge #16 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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Traditionally, photos are always taken level with the horizon. That's because that's the way we see the world ... but it's not always the way we feel about the world. An image with a tilted horizon is disturbing to our senses, but that's exactly why it can be powerful. Show us an image that gains power through a tilted angle. (Note Addition rules)
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Giants and dwarfs
by wyspa
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This picture was taken in Lavenham, Suffolk, England. A gem which I discovered while on trip in East Anglia. I rotated my camera to align the bottom edge to the line drawn by the pavement. That created this interesting (imho) effect.
Submitted: Saturday, 7th November, 2009 22:03 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 16th August, 2009
Focal length: 25 mm
Shutter speed: 1/40 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 200
Notes: No pp other than adjusting Active D-Lighting in CaptureNX.
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