Break the rules: Travel Landscape

Challenge #3 in the Travel and Sports series. Hosted by bikinchris.
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This idea is totally stolen from a post by Thom Hogan: Break the photography rules, but make a better image by doing so. No rule of thirds? no problem. Best shot wins, but break the (composition) rules okay? Break as many composition rules as you want. Sometimes, you need to know that the rules won't work. VOTERS: Vote low for any image that has perfect rule of thirds, balance or imbalance by way of rule of thirds, etc. The more perfect the composition fits the (normal) rules, the lower you should vote.
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I took this while taking a walk last November in a park in Caroll County here in Maryland. I loved the way the rich blue sky reflected on this pond and contrasted with the bare, brown trees in the background.
Submitted: Friday, 12th February, 2010 00:59 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 15th November, 2009
Focal length: 10 mm
Shutter speed: 1/25 sec
Aperture: F13
ISO: 400
Notes: CP Filter, Processed in Lightroom for contrast & slight color adjustments.
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