Patterns and Abstract in Photography – 2
When I was out taking photos last week, I was consciously trying to see patterns in nature and trying to photograph them in interesting ways. And then this morning, Pat Cegan (http://patcegan.wordpress.com/) commented on one of my photos that she was taking photos of just that subject to use as background for her poetry. I had thought I wanted to show these particular shots I took late last week, as I wanted to see what people thought of them, so Pat’s comment has me doing just that.
As to the method, it’s taking a bit of trial and error with these type shots. Learning what my eye is liking and getting it to transform into the photo, and finding patterns that look good too. So it’s not just shoot and I have the photo (if only photography were that easy 🙂 ).
On these photos, I’ve used a medium range zoom on these — a 35-70mm f/2.8. An older Nikon lens, but it’s nice and sharp, and gives really good results. I find for these type of photos, I like it better than the macro (so far) as I can get further back, and then it makes for better patterns, as there is less detail. These flowers were just some wild flowers that were overgrown by the side of the road. I liked how they kind of reminded me of faint stars in the sky.
Anyhow, please let me know what you think of these photos. Thanks, Everyone!
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