a piece of driftwood
Doesn’t matter to me. It’s just a beautiful graphic image.
Doesn’t matter what it is as long as it feels good and, it feels good.
Amazingly creative JB. I never would have thought to do this! A real winner. There is a contest this month on Shutterbug, subject negative space. A perfect entry.
There is no need to know what the subject is for graphic images like this to work. Sometimes, as in this case it is actually better not to know so that the viewers imagination can fill in the gaps. Nice image, John.
Would that be an arch in Devils Garden? Nice
Good comments, thanks. Answer to come in next post. 🙂
I love abstract landscape images and find that I, as the artist/photographer have to see/feel meaning in my own image. It may or may not have the same meaning for the viewer, but it’s terrific when it does. Graphically, this image is well balanced and interesting and is especially powerful in B&W. My 2cents.
Broken elbow bone?
I don’t care what it is. It is beautiful to look at. The dramatic black and white and the texture.
Metate Arch, of course!
Nice images John!
The impact of an image depends (IMHO) on the graphics of an image. In this case the graphic nature screams at you, but even the most recognizable subjects ( eg, portrait/people images &, their expressions/stories) are still “presented” as graphic elements.
As noted above, for images not immediately recognizable, as one’s “imagination fills in the blanks,” it is however inevitable that the question of “What it is arises” just as the question of “How processed” may arise for some images. It may not alter our reaction, but natural curiosity is what it is.
Dang Marty, I love your comments. Thank you!
Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *
Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
Notify me of new posts by email.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Join 575 other subscribers
© 2015 John Barclay Photography LLC. All Rights Reserved.