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The little girl and Monet's floating Lilies

By Rhoufi    
A small girl is transfixed at the edge of a pool at the National Gallery of Victoria: pure white china bowls, floating on a blue pool are slowly circulating and when they hit each other it sounds like windchimes.

Tags: General Street photography

Voters: Danial, lblythe, leontari and 4 more

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Danial 8 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
18 Jul 2013 5:32AM
Nice composition and crop SmileSmile

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2013 9:15AM
Superbly composed....

Regards Nathan
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2013 2:08PM
Magical. This needs the height, to balance the downcast gaze. Creative use of portrait.
23 Jul 2013 1:26AM

Quote:Nice composition and crop SmileSmile
Thank you Danial. The crop was tricky to keep a reasonable aspect ratio but only the few simple elements.
23 Jul 2013 1:28AM

Quote:Superbly composed....

Regards Nathan

Thank you Nathan - I had to go to ahigh point to get the downward angle, and I was lucky there were no other figures in the frame Smile
23 Jul 2013 1:41AM

Quote:Magical. This needs the height, to balance the downcast gaze. Creative use of portrait.

Thank you Moira, I had not thought too much about the why height was needed, but you have made me understand it better - it is vertical nature of the figure and the expanse that the child is not looking at that balances the image. I tried to get as much pool in as possible without showing any more edges. Thank you, I appreciate your analysis very much.

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