Editor’s Note: Each week we’ll be featuring members of the Photofocus community. Part of our New Year’s resolution is to focus on new and emerging talent. As such, Melissa Niu will personally select images from our readers and feature them here on Photofocus.

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
Dalai Lama XIV

In this shot, I went against the rule of thirds and followed a more center-weighted idea mixed with the compositional element of repetition. The repetition brought perspective and more focus onto the model’s face.

I used a Canon 5DMKIII with a 85mm lens and post processed through Lightroom 5 with film-like techniques.

Mykii Liu


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