What does it all mean? This world is a crazy confusing place so, why shouldn’t your pictures be just as weird. Abstract photography borrows heavily from abstract painting. Instead of presenting “Life as it is” we work on conveying ideas and emotions. Here are a few pointers and suggestions that’s I’ve found helpful.
Getting really close, almost microscopic, to an object is a great way to present something abstract. The trick is to try and avoid patterns or anything familiar. The human brain is pretty good at recognizing something it’s seen before.
Patterns are also great abstracts. However, patterns are concepts worth exploring on it’s own. In fact Patterns is our challenge for tomorrow.
Color is really useful for expression an emotion and fun to play with.