Still using rule of thirds but held in the portrait position. He spent so much time showing off, I love the way you can really get a feel of the curve in his fanned out tail. It was early morning sunlight was soft from trees surrounding the pond. Auto mode hand held ISO 1250, 270mm, 0EV, f/8, 1/400
I used the rule of thirds in this picture, keeping the peacock to left and while he strutted his stuff along the edge of the pond.
Exploring shadows and light. Though it was early morning 8:30am, the sun was quite bright, I placed the sun behind her, I feel it gives her a softer quality the shadow on her face softens her features. (also she was sick of squinting at me). Auto mode Hand held ISO 100, 30mm, 0EV, f/8, 1/160