I came across a patch of brambles alongside a trail. I panned the camera vertically, then horizontally for the shots. In post, I adjusted the saturation and combined several of the exposures to get the resultant pattern.
There really isn’t much color most of the places you go to. What color you do find usually isn’t well placed or interesting and you often have to search for it. Or it’s muted and not very vibrant. You might be able to see more color when you’re downtown but that’s because people are trying to sell you something so they try to shock your senses and get you to say wow, that stands out so I should buy it. But in the
I noticed on my walk today that most of the world around is made up primarily of neutral colors. The houses are whites, gray, and browns. The majority of cars on the road seem white, black or gray. When you do see a lot of colors all in one place they tend to look ugly because people haven’t thought about
Now, I do have to admit, today was a cloudy, rainy day in my part of the world. And, it’s still winter so things probably seem more muted and dull to me. Thankfully, Spring is just around the corner and life is starting to spring up around us now that the weather is warming slightly. But right now, you really have to work at it to see it. Here’s a street corner I passed by the other day:
It would have been very easy to just pass by this scene and disregard it. But I stopped because I knew that in most
This is just to show that even though the world around might look colorless, if you change perspective, and prioritize a mindful observation of your surroundings, you can find beauty almost anywhere.
I was struggling with a subject for day 8. I was running around all day and didn’t have any time to even think about photography. When I finally made it home I walked in and saw my son’s lego creation sitting on the counter. He let me take it outside and get this shot. The sun was low on the horizon and gave some great backlight. I love how it comes through the opaque pieces.