Artists who are engaged in painting or graphics, follow the rules of composition, or at least know when they decide to break them. The same goes for the best photographers.
But most wildlife photographers do not even have a basic artistic background. And therefore, the strict implementation of the rigid rules of composition leads to the fact that the photos look uninteresting and raise questions of such a plan as “why were you shooting?”, “What is interesting about it? Light? Pose?”, “What happened to the composition?”
Why is this happening? After all, the photographer can follow the rules clearly, but the viewer will not be a snapshot. Why some photos still work better than others and like the viewer. Continue reading