Sunday, 9 August 2020

Week 31: Square

And in a world of rectangles, square is quirky! 

With its perfectly predictable symmetry it has a beauty other shapes lack. It's wonderful for enhancing the symmetry of lines and rectangles, especially when photographing low in a puddle.

So many pictures in puddles on my walk this morning.

Mr. Tui was in fine voice and made for a splendid portrait.

Composing in a square allows for simplicity and removing external clutter.

It has a natural sense of balance.

My camera’s rather old though so doesn’t allow for composing square in camera. All of these images have had to be cropped from their rectangular format. It did make for some interesting decisions during shooting as to how to compose for what I wanted the end result to be.

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