Photographic Super Course: The Art of Seeing Page 8
|Look for complementary (contrasting) colors. Photo by Lynn Eodice|
|Look for things you can use to frame your subject, and you'll get some interesting images. Photo by Ron Leach|
|Look for colors where you don't expect to find them, such as the algae growing near this waterfall. A long exposure time blurred the flowing water, while a tripod-mounted camera recorded the stationary elements sharply. Photo by Lynn Eodice|
|Keep an eye out for the unusual. I happened to glance out my office window one morning, and saw these buildings peeking out of the fog. A 400mm lens captured it.|
|Tell a story. Here, we present "Demise of the Last Kitty-Crunchie, in Two Acts." The diagonal crack in the patio serves as a compositional element, and kitty is positioned at a rule-of-thirds" intersection.|
|Humor is where you find it...if you keep your eyes and mind open for it. Photo by Ron Leach|| A Few Ideas |
Here are a few more ideas to help you see new things to photograph, in a new way. The idea is to combine your knowledge of things photographic with an open eye (and mind) as you explore the world with your camera.