Birds, Rocks, Sea

NIKON D80, 70.0 mm, f/10.0, 1/60 sec, ISO 100 AF Zoom-Nikkor 35-70mm f/2.8D CC-BY-NC-ND-4.0

I've spotted these rocks at the Durdle Door - it was not even our original destination, but we picked the Day of the British Summer for our journey, which is surprisingly hot, so we ended up next to the sea. The truth is: I had this picture for 2 years and I couldn't figure out what it needs to be actually interesting, until I started cropping. The key was in the aspect ratio: there was just too much sky and water originally, due to the 3:2, APS-C format. Don't be afraid to cut your images sometimes; there are subjects which needs different aspect ratios.

map showing the location where the photo 'Birds, Rocks, Sea' was taken at
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