Sometimes breaking the compositional rules results in the happiest of accidents — a picture you hate to love… but you gotta…
Ok, I was tight. The model threw her head to her right and I snapped. I cut off her forehead, the end of her nose and, in general, botched the capture. Oops! The Rule of Space has been brutally violated as there is nearly negative space in which to look. Maybe your opinion differs from mine, but this image speaks to me. It is an absolute compositional disaster in the conventional sense but it has emotion. Is it possible the raw emotional feel transcends composition?
I blew it on this capture folks but you know what, I love it.
Rikk Flohr © 2013