Learning to ‘see’ things differently and pay attention to the world around is what every photographer does but it was still a challenge to find something abstract that had the contours, lines and colours that appealed to me. Although I still have lots to learn this was a fun experience and I will certainly keep trying.
I tried several themes, angles and locations but ultimately I chose this one:
Photo 1: Waterworks
You can view this photo along with several other beautiful abstract photographs in the gallery.
Other contenders I considered for the submission included these:
After procrastinating for ages I finally started playing with Photoshop Elements 10. I’ve had it for a almost a year but have had no inclination to try it – until today when I just couldn’t get the effect I wanted in camera.
To get into the abstract mood I am looking at more post processing effects. Not really an avenue I have pursued much as I always preferred minimal meddling. That is until a photojournalist told me that processing is part of the artwork and also what makes it unique…
Bright colours are so cheerful. Thought I would give in to my colour cravings today. Since yesterday’s flower shoots were disappointing I used no flowers today – only inanimate objects. A first for me!