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Old Jan 10, 2007, 2:09 PM   #1
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Is this picture coherent (consistent; in line with) rules of thirds. If not - how would You crop it

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Old Jan 10, 2007, 2:15 PM   #2
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I don't know enough (yet) to feel qualified at commenting on your query. But (from my way of looking it at) your picture looks very nice - just the way that it is.

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Old Jan 10, 2007, 8:31 PM   #3
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Very nice!! Rules of thirds? Can you explain for a rookie?
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Old Jan 10, 2007, 8:48 PM   #4
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_thirds

http://photoinf.com/General/KODAK/gu...of_thirds.html

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Old Jan 10, 2007, 8:53 PM   #5
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It's so big I'm having trouble getting a good look at it. But it looks like it might fit the golden mean but it's hard to tell can you shrink it just a little.

And here is a great article about the rule of thirds, the golden mean and a lot more about compisition.

http://www.morguefile.com/archive/cl...m.php?lesson=1
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Old Jan 11, 2007, 10:15 PM   #6
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Torgny --

My take on the rule of thirds is that it suggests placing the significant elements of your image on or at the intersections of the two horizontal and two vertical imaginary lines that divide the final crop into thirds. Going with that, I took the liberty of croping a bit from the right side of your image, to place the strong line of the vertical pipe on one of those imaginary lines.




Note that my definition includes the word "suggests". We as the artists are free to use, interpret, modify, or reject any "rules" of composition in order present our personal vision.

Hindsight, of course, is always easy. That said, I would feel more comfortable with the image if the anchor flukes had a bit more room, and the arched masonry over the window was not cut off.

By the way, I am an afficianado of walls, myself. You will find some of the results at:

http://tonymindling.com/mexico_iii.html

(all, no doubt, demolishing whatever I have just said)


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Old Jan 13, 2007, 2:19 PM   #7
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rule of thirds indeed

nicely balance shot

nice combinations of lines and textures

i liked the edit at the bottom. i think bcse i can see the whole image without scrolling. Darn lo res laptop screens :?

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I like it, the rule of thirds can some times be thrown out of the window, and this is one of them, the only criticism I have got is the black down pipe.a very nice photo, I THINK.
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Sorry, didnt think of that. Its really pretty interesting after reading about it.
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