Don't miss an episode. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts!
(Or add the CMP to your favorite podcast player!)


Finding Focus

Amy Creative Journey | Photography

I was waiting while one of my kids got a haircut recently, and the succulents just outside the window caught my eye. It was a tough lighting scenario for an old phone though. I tried to make the phone pick up the right exposure, but none of the photos was able to capture the foreground without blowing out the background (or vice versa).

Looking at these three photos, however, was really interesting because they each show something very different, have a different feel, and convey a different tenor. In the one photo, the building across the street becomes an integral part of the photo, but not in the others.

Ultimately, none of these photos captured the scene; none is worth keeping. But they were interesting to consider and a great example. How you frame and what you include in your composition (and lighting) makes a big difference in what you see.





Note: links provided to books, tools, and other resources on the Creativity Matters Podcast website may be affiliate links for which the podcast would make a (very) small amount of money if the item was purchased. The Creativity Matters Podcast is an affiliate. Links are provided for convenience to help you find/see/explore the books, tools, and resources I talk about. Using the library, when possible, is always my first recommendation for reviewing books firsthand.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.