I came across an interesting post at DIY Photography titled "Create Wonderful Sliced Fruit Images". And decided to try the assignment my self.
My fruit of choice was a pear and I used small straws to hold the pieces together.
Taken with a 50mm lens using two flashes one with a green gell both coming from the right at different angles.
Taken with a 50mm lens using a single flash without any addons.
Same 50mm lens using two flashes one with a full cut CTO gell.
Getting everything together and getting about 100 images of the subject took about two hours. The
The image can be made obvious or ambiguous. Advertising illustration often excels at making the message obvious. Abstract images are by their very nature ambiguous. It is the viewer's interpretation of the photograph the photographer is attempting to influence. A viewer can be guided towards an objective opinion by placing the subject on a plain background (e.g. an egg on a white background). The information is singular and indisputable. However, if the egg is placed in a box of straw and lit and composed in such a way as to imply the egg is no longer in a studio, the viewer will be inclined to form a subjective opinion about the image. Imagi
Yesterday I decided to take on a little assignment: Research example of where the subject matter is accentuated by the use of a plain background and where the subject is separated from a complicated background by the use of light and contrast. Having established this difference, find examples of where the image is confusing because of a lack of attention to this basic concept.
Using DeviantArt as my target repository for great work I started looking and have came up with the following:
This is my plain background. I like how much she stands out away from the green tone of the wall. The slight adjustment of the tones of t