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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Skewness at the pride parade! (excuse the pun)
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My chick friend and I were just out in Toronto to witness our first ever pride parade. Then we decided to have a quick dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe (excuse the pun) before buggering off (excuse the pun).
Submitted: Sunday, 8th November, 2009 03:22 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 7th November, 2009
Focal length: 14 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 100
Notes: Image was overexposed at the back. Tried to use -2EV to +2EV compensation and HDR to rescue it but not even the -2EV could get me any detail in the background. But still ok composition I thought.
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