I have a confession to make. i'm a symmetry addict.If you happen to live in a large city, like most people, it can be chaotic. Finding symmetry, at least to me, gives me a sense of peace...or at the very least a temporary feeling of equilibrium. Naturally, I try to incorporate this in my style of photography whenever I can and some turn out to be best-sellers.It's no wonder that buyers also find symmetric images appealing.Here's a few examples of my top 5 favourite... continue reading
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Here is the collection:Collection - SymmetryFrom an earlier blog - looking for man made images that are symmetrical. The object may be completely symmetrical in its form or you may have captured a smaller part(s) to create the symmetry. Similarly, you can arrange multiple objects to create a symmetrical pattern. Please see images below for examples.Please post your examples for adding to this collection. continue reading
First blog on DT.I like to photograph symmetry particularly in manmade objects whenever I can. To me this is something that is aesthetically pleasing and provides me with a challenge as a photographer. Here a couple - there are more in my portfolio (even though I admit they make up a small percentage of the total). Does anyone else have any foibles like this?Maybe, I should set up a collection with symmetrical images. continue reading
There are cases in which it's very important create a perfect symmetry in the illustration we are creating in order to balance perfectly the weight of the image, without visual and "psychological" effects that can make the image unpleasant to the sight.This problem was posed to me when I decided to create this crossAs you can see, the cross is much work and I wanted to be sure that "cutting" the image, it could be perfectly symmetrical.Here's how I solved.In gimp an other softwares... continue reading
In addition to the rule of thirds and the golden section principle Symmetry is a really good way to take a photograph, especially if you shoot architecture. It creates a sense of clarity and serenity, but solidity at the same time.Just have a look at these photos, do you agree with me?And if you've got images with symmetry, please, share them in comments - it would be interesting.Thank you in advance! continue reading
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