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May022012

May: Art to Inspiration

YES! It's time for another installment of Art to Inpsiration, folks!

This month, we're looking at Echoes of Fragrant Voice by Jo Howe

What an interesting piece of work! Abstract and minimalist, with just two shades, light and dark. Which is very much what I look for in subject matter, as a photographer. Lightness and darkness together creating shape, and you need one shape to highlight the other.

In breaking this beautiful work into basic shapes of light and dark, I was then inspired by my own minimalist photograph taken in Santorini. Light and dark working in harmony.

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Reader Comments (11)

Brilliant, yet again!! I love how deconstructed the image and aligned the composition and contrast to one of your gorgeous photos. Simply wonderful!

May 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLisa

Thanks Lis!! Yours was truly brilliant, though!

May 2, 2012 | Registered CommenterSmita

What a beautiful photograph! I love the way that the light plays a distinct role across both images. Absolutely gorgeous.

May 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJoy

really love your inspiration. & i also agree i look for two colors in photos, which help create contrast. your photo that you took is wonderful!


p.s. what font did you use in you in the world inspiration in your post!? :]

May 2, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterashlyn

This is too perfect! The colours are spot on and the architecture of the space is perfectly reflective of the piece.

May 2, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterbrynn

What an amazing photo! I love your interpretation, the shapes and the contrast are perfect! You have skillz :)

May 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterClare

The tones are so beautiful and natural! And fantastic geometry too.

May 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDoug Hickok

Thanks for the responses everyone!!

May 3, 2012 | Registered CommenterSmita

so smart!! Love the shapes and colors. Great interpretation!

This is a great translation from art to daily musings! I wished I could do an art to inspiration post but I normally don't understand art (unless it's colours then I could relate!).

May 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPeaches

Another stunning Art To Inspiration post - you should publish a book with all those fantastic images! Many, many compliments!

May 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMartina Egli

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