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Man at Oxford University

Photo: Man at Oxford University
This gentleman's face, close to us and softly lit, stands out nicely against a view of Oxford University. By using the rule of thirds to create an interesting and balanced composition, the photographer has made a portrait of both a person and a place.
Photograph by Annie Griffiths Belt

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