What are you trying to communicate? Where should the viewer to focus? What makes the image pop?
We accept this in a photo because we are conditioned to understanding that photos present images that differ from how we see. If this were a painting, it would be confusing.
It was critical observation that allowed Sir Isaac Newton to define gravity after watching an apple fall to the earth from a tree.
When the brushes used for calligraphy were completely worn out, artists wrapped them in silk and buried them in a beautiful place.
It you feel the ice cold snow in your boots, you know you are in the right place. This is the mindset of a “plein air” painter.