Welcome to week 24 of project Photo 52.2: Framed! In weeks 22 and 23 on patterns, we looked for repeated similar elements in our compositions. For the rest of March, we shift our focus to contrast. A broad definition of contrast in art is the juxtaposition of opposite elements. Contrast between adjacent elements intensifies the properties of each and adds dynamism or drama to a work of art. The most well-known application of contrast in photography is the degree of difference between dark and light elements. This week, our photographs employ contrast in this traditional sense as the foundation of our compositions.
Please visit Who We Become which is our year-long collaborative blog project dedicated to composition and artistry. The gallery mosaic is a beautiful way to see all of our images in one place. Please click on the individual images to see a larger version on the artist's website and, in some cases, a series of related images.