[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever]
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The Lens-Artists Challenge is hosted this week by Amy. Says she:
“Negative space is the area around the main subject of your photograph. This space is empty or unoccupied. Spencer Cox at Photography Life explains,”Photos with high amounts of negative space are: empty, subdued, peaceful, calm, and isolated”.”
Many examples I found in my archives were photography mistakes from incorrect settings, now perhaps considered artful. It reminded me of words of wisdom from the (tongue-in-cheek, keep-your-sense-of-humor) despair.com:
The pictures below are my interpretation of Negative Space. Nothing says N.S. like mist.
This whole series is from a coastal cruise from Anchorage, Alaska to Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Chunks of glacier float in a bay:
The last picture asks that you think of the blockbuster American movie JAWS and the DUH-duh DUH-duh background music as the monster shark approaches. These are orcas, however, only slightly more benign than Great Whites:
I conclude with another of my many mantras of life from despair.com:
Stay safe, be well. Be kind to one another. 😷 👏 👍 Stay positive in your Negative Space!
Kudos to the tireless leaders of the weekly Lens-Artists challenge.