WPC: Rule of Thirds

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“The Rule of Thirds is a photography concept that puts the subject of the photograph off-center, which usually results in blank space in the rest of the image.

For this week’s photo challenge, choose a subject, then intentionally re-compose your image to obey the Rule of Thirds.”

The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge:  The Rule of Thirds

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For this week’s photo challenge, I’ve taken a back-lit photo of an orchid blooming in our kitchen window.

Working with this idea of ‘thirds,’  the single photo is cropped several different ways.

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Perhaps not entirely minimalist, as the challenge suggests, it still provides some interesting images.

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2015

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Here is another, purer expression of the concept. Did you notice the buds swelling on these branches?  Surely, there is less than a third of winter left to go….

 

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About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

4 responses to “WPC: Rule of Thirds

  1. Your orchids are beautiful!!! Cold again tonight, I hope you guys have a great weekend!!

  2. Fun challenge to play around with – love your orchids – so beautiful!

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