Definitely not another Christmas tree. The tree is sponsored by Anaheim Ducks that’s why I chose to shoot it from really close to show the Anaheim Ducks’ logos and text on the ornaments. For the same reason, I let the tree occupied two thirds of the frame–an application of rule-of-thirds composition pattern.
Inside the Frame series dissects how a photo incorporates composition patterns. Every photo is annotated to clearly reveal each photo composition technique used when framing the scene. Studying these photos will help you take better pictures yourself.