The artist and technician in abstract photography

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Article Excerpt:
What is it really and is it the same as Abstract Art?

As the name implies “abstract” denotes what can be interpreted but not seen. The art form is many times debated to be complex and difficult to understand. Yet it attracts a horde of art critics and art collectors from every part of the globe, and several interpretations may accompany abstract paintings. Similarly, abstract photography draws the same popularity except it is done with a camera and not with brush and paint!

The exact definition of this art is difficult but it is sufficient to understand that there are no rules or norms for creating and in layman terms “anything goes” as long as it appeals to the eye!…

Abstract photography is really the prerogative of a true artist and one who also has a scientific bent of mind. Composing a perfect shot requires the “artist” and taking the photograph requires the “technician”! Imagination knows no bounds and the best results are when one uses creative powers to its full capacity.
~Seth Willis Jr. from his article Abstract Photography

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3 responses

  1. Damn.. how’d you take that?

    June 20, 2013 at 4:48 am

    • Junsjazz

      I just looked up at the elaborate lighting fixture in the ceiling of a hotel’s main lobby, and took a shot 🙂

      June 20, 2013 at 5:31 am

      • What ! I totally thought you were doing some trippy things and were looking down actually.. @@

        Nice shot !

        June 20, 2013 at 3:57 pm

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