Travel Words invited photographers to share a bit of red that pops up here and there.
And for a bit of ideas about photographing red:
“…April showers bring May flowers.”
April stirs my slumbering hunger for color to counteract the depressive yellowish-brown, tired, and bare world winter leaves in its wake. Growing up in the western part of Colorado, I wasn’t aware of how brown, dry, and “un-alive” this state can be until I saw Southern California’s multiple shades of green from the window of a plane and felt the amazing touch of the ocean’s breeze as I left the airport.
As I reviewed the blogs posted during April, I found that some of the composition elements that my photo study explored were:
rule of thirds
the photographer – “point of departure”
“From now on, before I go shoot, I’ll consult internally to focus on one thing I want to capture, and have that point of departure. It’ll give purpose to my work and me being out there. The advantages are that I’ll learn patience, presence and a deeper sense of observation. This is a powerful and deep message…have a point of departure.” ~Ralph Gibson
My favorite parts of blogging is the sharing of photographs and reading the thoughts you share in the comment section. This ongoing exchange is like an ongoing virtual trip through various countries and ideas that result in an expanding worldview. Thank you.
Another amazing Candid Camera educational video!
what do you understand?
an image –
the voice of aging
revives the greenery
~Kawai Chigetsu (M Ueda, Far Beyond the Field)
images submitted in response to the RGB challenge offered by dutch goes the photo