Reflections on a year in 365 photographs


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A photo of the remnants of the season.



I liked the subdued colors of the old pomegranate hanging on the barren tree branches. I could picture a photograph in square format hanging in a kitchen or dining room nook.  I am starting to “see” photographs more and more as I walk through this project.  Thinking about photographs every day keeps me connected with the thought process of selecting and framing subjects.  I am seeing more and more subtle light and tone.  

For an image like this, keep the depth of field shallow with a large aperture (small f-stop number).  This will keep the background sufficiently blurred to keep focus on the subject.  

Take the time to stop and consider a photograph today.  What is your subject?  How would you frame it?  What techniques will you have to use to make the shot?


Written by Brian Fancher

January 30, 2010 at 12:12 am

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