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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The "burning bush"
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Shot during a hike in the hills surrounding Budapest. The sun was going down, when I noticed its last rays are shining through the twigs, leaves, and flowers of a hilltop bush lending a very special character to the scene. It's a below-the-center composition that probably would no have worked as a central composition.
Submitted: Friday, 12th February, 2010 15:52 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 30th October, 2009
Focal length: 20 mm
Shutter speed: 1/40 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
Notes: Hand held, nothing special. Post-processed, slightly cropped in in NX2 to get rid of "too much sun."i
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