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Mar 28, 2012, 7:44:46 AM
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Serenity by thrumyeye Serenity by thrumyeye
Black-necked Grebe in very calm waters on a misty morning
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The-Lost-Hope Apr 20, 2013  Student General Artist
Beautiful looking; nice reflection.
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SaraPereiraArt Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Red eye ;) Beautiful!
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exquisiteoath Apr 8, 2013  Student General Artist
Love the slighlty off-balance composition; creates a beautiful sense of space and tranquillity.
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:iconsorbetberry:
IMO it perfectly follows rule of thirds :)
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exquisiteoath Apr 14, 2013  Student General Artist
IMO, if it were to *perfectly* follow the rule of thirds the sun would need to be slightly more prominent as it's presence is very subtle, instead of focusing towards the mid point, this composition focuses towards the center-left. I think it's a really good decision, and works beautifully, but based on my understanding of the rule of thirds, I'm not sure I'd say it strictly adheres to it.
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:iconsorbetberry:
oh lol i didn't even notice that pink dot was the sun (??)
and of course it's not exactly PERFECT but it's pretty close?
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exquisiteoath Apr 15, 2013  Student General Artist
My feeling about the rule of thirds is that you want to block an image into 9 pieces and have a fairly symmetrical histogram pattern built around that division. The histogram for this image, starting in top left to bottom right (reading left to right goes)

1: 50% grey
2: 50% grey
3: 50% grey
4: 10% grey
5: 50% grey
6: 50% grey
7: 50% grey
8: 50% grey
9: 50% grey

so, based on that; the pattern while it can be described by the rule of thirds quite accurately, isn't balanced, thus an unbalanced composition. It works really well here, but it is unbalanced.
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:iconsorbetberry:
ok, ok.
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SilverVulpine Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful work! :aww:
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