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Juxtaposition – Cheap Shots!

After feeling a bit “out of the zone” yesterday, juxtapositional compositions came to the rescue. Just find a great sign and wait for the right subject to come into frame.   They are a staple for a lot of street photographers – although it takes a fair bit to add enough to the composition to […]

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Idea Prompt : Abstract Buildings

Look for abstract shapes and compositions amongst buildings all around you.

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Idea Prompt : Roll Down the Window

Catch a cab or get your “signigicant” other to drive you around. Roll down the window and shoot what you see.

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Idea Prompt : Any Perspective Except for Head Height

Take a relatively everyday subject and shoot it from a perspective that you would not normally see. Most photos are taken from “head height” – our whole lives play out before us from this perspective. Change it up by getting high, low, left, or right of where you would normally see a subject from.

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Idea Prompt : Fight Urban Monsters

Find ordinary machines and objects, and shoot them as you would a monster.  

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Idea Prompt : Hide the Horizon

Create an abstract using¬†a¬†recognisable subject by completely removing any reference to the horizon. Start with buildings and develop from there.  

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Idea Prompt : No-Face Saturday

Sometimes you don’t need a head or face in shot to create interest.

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