Rule of Thirds?

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Taken a few years back. I just stumbled across this beach scene as I was going through my archives. I thought it deserves to be posted.
I never ever even think about rules when I compose a picture. Much has been said about the rule of thirds. Looking at my gallery I find that many of my shots don't really follow this principle. Having said that, I just wanted to say use this rule as a guide and let your instinct decide what appeals to you.

Tell us what you think about the "rule" of thirds.

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  1. gallmese 58 months ago | reply

    excellent composition, excellent colors (:

    This is truly stunning!!!
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  2. zecaruso 58 months ago | reply

    Excellent work!
    My comment is reflected below!~
    The New Academy Group<br>
    The New Academy Group

    ** I see this wonderful work in "The New Academy" group, and my own words for this shot are: colori fantastici!!! bravo! ;-)

  3. Tom Raby 58 months ago | reply

    Perfect thirds! Those clouds are amazing!

  4. معضاد 58 months ago | reply

    grate picture

  5. d.davis 58 months ago | reply

    I love how it's distinctly split in thirds. The colors are beautiful. I really love this. Wish I was sitting on that sand.

  6. Manolis Thr 58 months ago | reply

    WOnderful shot my friend!! Well done!!

    If you have time, check my latest shot and if you think it deserves it give it a fave!
    Thanks and have a nice weekend!!
    Swimming in my memories

  7. Shine on 3 [deleted] 57 months ago | reply

    it is very relaxing, love it

  8. Peppermint * 57 months ago | reply

    works very well. Those little clouds are awesome!

  9. Carly200 55 months ago | reply

    These colors are sooooo AMAZING!!!!

  10. ~ Pil ~ 55 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for the (new) pool Horizontal rule of third obsession, and I would be pleased if you agree to add this picture to the pool.

  11. Katie-Rose 54 months ago | reply

    Lovely shot!

  12. I.B. Ary Upadhana 52 months ago | reply

    :D :D :D :D

  13. Steven.g 47 months ago | reply

    What can I say, it's just great!

  14. Pixel Packing Mama 37 months ago | reply

    Splendid! As far as rule of thirds, it works very well here. I think the rule can certainly have slight adjustments and even sometimes bold exceptions. Delina

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  15. I.B. Ary Upadhana 27 months ago | reply

    damn! i want to go there

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