This week is a perfect week to focus on perfecting your black and white – and all the shades of gray in between – photography.
But this is also a week to get creative with the challenge and push beyond the obvious.
Gray may not have the vibrance of red or the subtleness of blue, but gray is Look for all those ways that gray is a color – not just an absence of color. Look for signs, rocks and stones (yes, also headstones), cement, and all those shades of neutral gray paint that we normally pass right by. This is a good week to notice detail.
But pay attention our eyes tend to roll right off of this neutral color.
And don’t forget the clouds – and we’re not just talking about foggy and rainy days, though these can be gray. Clouds are sometimes white and fluffy, but are often painted in shades of gray.
Many animals have gray in their fur or hair that shade naturally. Beautiful This applies to human animals as well! Celebrate the little gray hairs – they are a sign of wisdom.
Where gray becomes white, blue, or silver is up to you. It’s all about shades of gray.
Take a moment to look around this week. You might find that this colorful world of ours if painted in more shades of gray than you thought.
Welcome to Wits End Photography blog, my name is Jenn Mishra. I'm an American photographer born in Colorado and based in the St. Louis metro area. I love to travel, but even when at home, I try to keep the same sense of adventure – looking for novelty in the everyday; finding the extraordinary in the ordinary.
Some photos are available for purchase at www.witsendphotography.com
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