Shadows on Brick Wall

I enjoy taking photos of shadows because they are interesting and unique.  I love the shapes and outlines that the shadows create. I saw a brick wall with a tree casting shadows on it. It looked like the tree was growing out of the wall and I thought that this would make an interesting photo.Continue reading “Shadows on Brick Wall”

View through a door

I wanted the focus of this photo to be the view through the bars on the door. I took the shot on a slight angle and converted the image to black & white. I also adjusted the levels for more contrast.

Broken Wooden Fence

I have been taking photographs from a close perspective lately. I saw a broken fence and felt that this would make an interesting photograph. I chose to shoot from a close viewpoint because I wanted the focus of the photo to be the splintered wood. I converted the image to black & white to placeContinue reading “Broken Wooden Fence”

Shapes & Shadows at a Playground

I noticed some eye-catching and unique shadows underneath a playground and was interested by the shapes that were created. I wanted to focus on the shapes and shadows and felt that the photos would work better in black & white. I adjusted the contrast and levels to add more depth and a create a dramatic feeling to the photos.

Black & White Photography: Graffiti and lock

I came across a building with graffiti which caught my eye. It felt abandoned, sad and a bit lonely. I decided to take a wide angled shot to feature the property and the desolate vibe. There was a dumpster close to the property. I found the shapes interesting and chose to take a close upContinue reading “Black & White Photography: Graffiti and lock”

Black & White Photography: Fences and Shadows

I was walking the other day when some fences caught my attention. I used the camera on my Samsung Galaxy S3 to take some photographs. I took the photo on the left because I was fascinated by the way the shadows displayed on the sidewalk. I wanted to take the photo from angle that weContinue reading “Black & White Photography: Fences and Shadows”

Colour Photography: Puddle Reflections

I wanted to take some new photos using my DSLR camera.  Yesterday, it was overcast and a bit rainy so there were puddles everywhere. I started to notice how things were reflected in the puddles. It caught my attention and I chose to take some  photographs.  I’m glad I did because the photos have aContinue reading “Colour Photography: Puddle Reflections”

Black & White Photography: Changing the mood and impact

  In previous post, I mentioned that I love black and white photography.  Colours affect the mood, vibe and overall impact of a photo.  Stripping out the colour can place more focus on the angles, shadows and tones. The photo on the left is the original photo that I took of an icy/snowy log at beach. Continue reading “Black & White Photography: Changing the mood and impact”