Single Deviation Feature-Compitional MeritThis feature is designed to look at the composition of a single outstanding photograph. I posted up a topic in Thumbshare, and I thank all of you for submitting your wonderful art; it was a pleasure to look at. Before I start to ramble, let's get to the art itself.Single Deviation Feature-Compitional Merit by RockMaster
The piece we're looking at today is eisberg's En El Mar II.
The first thing that immediately jumps out to me about this photo is the birds. Birds are, by nature, quick and like to move out of an "ideal" shot; eisberg, on the other hand, has managed to both capture them and include them in his composition, which is a plus. Also, the picture has "3-D" lines of motion. It gives it the appearance of more depth than a flat image actually can have. It has the birds moving away from the camera, the person moving towards it, and the sea moving both to the right and towards the camera. The different directions all create a perspective. Also, the background is like a frame for the rest of the picture, with th