Tag : graphic elements in photography

Doors and windows

Anyone who’s followed my photography for any length of time will have detected that I am often drawn to graphic shapes and lines and perhaps fairly formal compositions.   Today I go back into my archives to rediscover a series of images I captured whilst visiting the Falkland Islands a few years back.    Aging paintwork,  textures,  a sense of neglect….

The Blue Door, Haridwar

a quiet image, almost abstract. Simple, graphic, with one boldly coloured element in an otherwise (almost) monochrome scene.

Woman at window, Varanasi

A woman stands at a window looking over the Ganges at Varanasi, India.

Human elements, Varanasi

Geometric elements, lines, horizontal, vertical, and diagonal, can help a photo’s composition. Introducing a human element can take it to another level.

Woman in a red sari

It’s sometimes been said that photographers tend to belong in one of two camps, there are “hunters” and then there are “fishermen”.