Dutch angle with Dutch tulips

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A Dutch, or canted angle, is a shot in which the camera is tilted to one side so that vertical lines are at an angle with the frame. It may sound trivial, but this is what owed The Third Man, Carol Reed’s masterpiece its reputation. Here’s my attempt at a Dutch angle, with tulips in the foreground; nothing to do with the Netherlands though (greetings to the New King!) the shot was taken in Versailles. In the background is the seventeenth century Saint Louis Cathedral. (note: the photo wasn’t retouched at all; colours, framing and light balance are all untouched)

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