Photographs from a closer perspective

  It’s fun to take shots of objects from different perspectives. Things that look ordinary from a distance can look really special closer up. I wanted to share four colour photographs that I took of ordinary items. We usually pass by these items everyday and view them at a distance. I felt that the discarded newspaper on a bench, theContinue reading “Photographs from a closer perspective”

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 and White Photograph: Train on Tracks

I took a photo recently of a train sitting on the tracks. I chose to take the photograph on an angle for a different perspective. This photo works better in black and white because more focus is placed on the tones, angles and shadows. I feel that this also adds a little bit of mysteryContinue reading “Black and White Photograph: Train on Tracks”

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”