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A Pattern

A Pattern

Lonnie sent me this image to critique and as I always like to do, I let you read what he had to say to me:

“Joe,

Here is a “pattern,” if you will, that I found appealing…actually shooting upwards while lying on my back under a dome in a park.  Please critique.  Thanks!

Cheers,

Lonnie”

I teach online classes with the BPSOP, and I conduct my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshops all around our planet. In both my online part I and II classes, I show my fellow photographers how to incorporate the basic elements of visual design into their photography. One of the basic elements is Pattern, and for those that haven’t had a chance to read my post on it, click on the link .

Lonnie,

Take a look: http://www.screencast.com/t/30RqCeb9

I hope my critique and link has helped, and thanks for sending it in to me. I know that there are so many others out there that like to photograph with an abstract point of view, so making them stand the test of time is not often easy.

Visit my website at: joebaraban.com, and check out my workshop schedule at the top of this blog. Come shoot with me sometime. This March in conjunction with the Santa Fe Workshops I’ll be leading a group to Cuba.

The end of July marks my twenty-eight year at the Maine Media workshops. It’s a wonderful way to immerse yourself for a week and think about nothing but photography. It’s the same week as the Lobster Festival down the road in Rockland, and offers a completely different set of photo ops than the beautiful Maine coastline, amazing lighthouses, and quaint fishing villages. The full description is at the top of this blog.

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