Ayu Maria: an exception to the rule

In any 101 photography class they will tell you that it is imperative for your female model to stand in a pleasing vertical position. Any slanting either way will reduce the aesthetic qualities of the shot no matter how outstanding the subject. But for every rule there is an exception. Like in the wonderful photograph of Indonesia’s lovely Ayu Maria shown below. A great picture I’m sure you’ll agree. Even if you do have to crank your head somewhat to the left to enjoy it…