Is there a nice name for the line in this figure?

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Uncle M

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There is a horizontal line across the model's neck

or

(what I think you mean)

The line of the horizon coincides with the neck of the model

(making the head appear above ground and the rest of the body below - the eye continues along the horizon and 'through' the neck)
 

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Is there a nice term to call this line?I can come up with something like "head-cutting horizon line" ....

thanks

That sounds rather Germanic! ;-) Generally, a clump of nouns like this is a bad idea. As Dave suggests, you need to say what the horizon does - something like 'in your pictures, make sure the horizon doesn't cut off the model's head', or you could use a participle: 'In this picture, the model appears to be beheaded by the horizon.'

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Or if you wanted something snappier, what about 'unintentional dissection'.

"unintentional dissection" sounds like the term I am looking for. So, I guess I can phrase the title of my academic paper like

"Automatic detection of unintentional dissection line in environmental portrait photos".

Any suggestion will be highly appreciated!
 
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