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Day 16 August 2011: Show Us How You Break The Rules

16 Aug 2011 12:00AM
We want to see how you've broken the photography guidelines to create an image that has far more impact. So show us how you've used blur, wonky horizons, movement and unusual compositions to create a more interesting shot.

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rambler Plus
12 1.0k 17 England
16 Aug 2011 3:44AM
Camera tilted and shallow depth of field used to concentrate on the colours.img-3984.jpg
StrayCat 17 19.1k 3 Canada
16 Aug 2011 3:53AM
I like it, Rambler.
16 Aug 2011 6:34AM
Quays in perfect symmetry

Jasper87 Plus
11 2.6k 158 England
16 Aug 2011 9:24AM

Horizontal lines of discordant colours taken from an unnatural angle - giving impact (that was the idea anyway!)
Ozzie55 12 9 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2011 10:04AM

Taken from the hip in a shopping mall, trying to represent the hustle & bustle of life. I think I have achieved this as the blurry figures portray.
Just Jas Plus
19 26.3k 1 England
16 Aug 2011 10:45AM
Crop showing the rear light detail of a hand built car

digicammad 17 22.0k 40 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2011 10:51AM

No specific point of interest or really sharp focus point.
f8 17 9.2k 22 England
16 Aug 2011 11:16AM
Too central and wrong format.-z3n2494-copy.jpg
hectorjr 9 7 Norway
16 Aug 2011 11:31AM

I broke just about every rule there is to get this shot just about right. Centered the subject as it disappears into the horizon to add more impact, and blurred the people crossing the bridge to put a sense of motion into an otherwise very static architecture shot.
MalcolmS Plus
15 1.2k 13 England
16 Aug 2011 1:34PM

Reed Flute Caves near Guilin, China

the 50/50 split was done to make the most of the reflection


Shenong Stream, a tributary of the Yangtse River. Again a 50/50 split to make the most of the reflection but also to give it an abstract feel

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