- Sep 13, 2007
- Northern VA suburb of Washington, DC
No, it's not a universal truth in the context that we're discussing. Moreover, while I do feel (in disagreement with you) that a great photo requires a great composition, I don't feel that all photos with a great composition are great photos."A photo with very poor composition will fall apart and never be a great photo" - is this not some attempt a universal truth ?
Using the example of the photo you described, though a photo made that way could have huge importance going far beyond whether or not it is a great photo, that still in itself doesn't make it a great photo. Lots of forensic photos are hugely important without being great photos.