7 Ideas For Abstract Photography Experiments
Asian Photography|October 2021
Photography is not just about capturing the reality of the 3D world we live in. It extends to capturing conceptual images that don’t have an immediate association with the object world as we know it. Abstract photography delves into elements that we often overlook – lines, shapes, textures and colours and creates a realm that we haven’t envisioned hitherto. If you are itching to try something new and creative where there are no boundaries to reality, we highly recommend you give these 7 abstract photography ideas a shot!
Nityapriya Kaliyath

#1. Dive into Colour

There is no doubt about the significance colour has in any painting, image or even our world for that matter. The impact that colour has on our psyche is undisputed. A splash of red can invoke our passion while orange can send spirals of energy vibrating through us.

So why not try capturing the unparalleled spirit of colours in your pictures?

A strong colour scheme captures the attention of the viewer to the colour itself. Look for any colourful surface – a graffiti, rusted metal, a splotch of paint on the floor, a crumpled piece of aluminum foil reflecting light… The possibilities are endless.

#2. Explore Patterns

As a kid have you ever walked on the sidewalk with the determination to only step on the lines? Wasn’t that highly satisfying? And isn’t it satisfying when you see things arranged perfectly – whether it’s white china plates or colourful towels?

Our brains love patterns and it’s definitely one of the avenues you should explore when you try abstract photography. You can find patterns everywhere – from lines in the sand to the edges of tall buildings. And if you want to create your own pattern, drop oil into water and capture them from up close. With the right technique and perspective, the results will be a treat!

#3. Objects in Motion

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