Photography is about seeing–seeing something that the photographer seeks to communicate to the viewer. One of my favorite ways of seeing photographs is as abstractions. Some photographers call this sort of image a pattern shot. I prefer abstract, as I think of it as lifting, or abstracting, the image from the original source. In my post “Found On Road, Dead” I promised some abstract images from my junkyard visit, and now is the time! Here’s a sense of how I came to see these images.
From this original:
I saw both of these:
What do you see in the images in the gallery–a waterfall?–a coastline?–a hand print?–the surface of Mars? It’s not necessary to see anything specific, and nothing specific is intended. Just enjoy the images! I would appreciate it if you would post comments about these images, if you wish. Just click in the “Leave a reply” box and type away!