#1. "RE: Poll question: January Online Assignment (Break the Rules)" In response to Reply # 0
Please see this post which explains the procedure for selecting the monthly winner.
Many thanks to last month's winner, Mark Smith (lastdaylight), for selecting the January Online Assignment (“Break the Rules”) nominees.
Below are the images submitted by the nominees.
For those of you unfamiliar with what the assignment was, here is an excerpt:
"You are all aware of the various “rules” or “guidelines” that are supposed to govern your photography. For example:
• Rule of thirds • Balancing elements • Leading lines • Use of symmetry and patterns • Watch your backgrounds • Watch your foregrounds • Creative cropping • Framing of the subject • Angle of light • What should be blurred • Etc.