How to use contrast to make effective photos.
Another shot I took while on a senior photo shoot at the beach. Obviously, this is not a senior. I took it while waiting for the senior – in this case, my niece – to grab her sunglasses from the car. I had camera in hand and so looked for something worthy to shoot.
Even weeds can make effective photographs if artfully arranged.
I have no intention of framing this photo and hanging it on a wall or anything, but I do kind of like it. The bokeh isn’t bad. And the eye is drawn immediately to the focal point – the puffed seed head, which is the odd man out in this photo. Using contrast like this in photographs can be a wonderful thing.
This was taken at Ona State Park at the Oregon Coast. The park is located at the mouth of Beaver Creek, on Coastal Highway 101, halfway between Newport…
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