Tuesday, January 27, 2009

A Compilation

We don't make a photograph just with a camera, we bring to the act of photography all the books we have read, the movies we have seen, the music we have heard, the people we have loved.
--Ansel Adams

To be honest, I didn't really like this photo at first because it was too busy, just too chaotic -- the focal point was unclear. It also didn't seem to have enough contrast for a black and white, nothing really stood out. But I posted it anyway because it was a new angle on a familiar subject for me and because even with my doubts there was still something about it that I found compelling. I then made it my desktop wallpaper and now it's finally grown on me. And the reason I think I like it is because there IS so much going on -- lots of areas of the photo to investigate. I guess it's one of those images that looks better big (and a week later). :)

1 comment:

  1. what about this: you've captured the linear with much circular, movement w/stillness, the high and low, lush with the simple... and no doubt other aspects depending on what you see or ponder!


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