Today, a few snaps of the day.
From a recent walk through Oakville:
Coniferous vs. deciduous in October
Keep in mind here:
- Red versus green is a good contrast.
- Crop carefully.
- Zoom in close to remove distractions (they were all around).
- Foliage is dark; so underexpose (in this case by almost two stops).
The message here: get close and shoot detail.
Just one more today, because my eyes are closing with exhaustion.
Red, yellow and blue in a car park
Yes, you can find Mondrianesque art in a car park. Thanks, town of Oakville for the blue bins).
Today, another tip for urban photography.
Shoot signs. Anything that has writing on it. Because it can provide context. It can tell stories. It can provide interest. It can provide amusing juxtapositions.
Two snaps from a short walk through Montréal a couple of days ago:
Don’t you love how that last one helps end the story, as the last one in a series?
Old men, young girls (Oakville, Aug 22, 2010)
Street photography, Oakville, 22 August 2010