More on Making a Photograph (Two Photographs)

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In writing about photographs telling their own story and about retaining context in photographs, it is not my intention to suggest that nothing should be left to the imagination of the audience. For example, there is no doubt that the subject is a flower and that I have chosen which parts of the flower to include in my image. To some degree imagination gives the larger context, as does the background, shapes and forms of the flower. Sometimes a part of the whole is more than enough. This may sound like a contradiction of Aristotle who said, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” He was talking about the mechanics of things and not art.

Flowers

 

14 responses

  1. Well said and beautifully illustrated.

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    April 27, 2016 at 1:39 am

  2. Loved the angle of first photograph! Gravity !!

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    April 27, 2016 at 9:46 am

  3. These are very nice Victor.

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    April 27, 2016 at 11:01 am

  4. stunning

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    April 27, 2016 at 11:08 am

  5. These are beautiful, Victor. The details of nature are amazing.

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    April 27, 2016 at 4:14 pm

  6. Beautiful photographs, I love the tones and the angles at which you shot these.

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    April 28, 2016 at 8:34 am

  7. Lovely photos.

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    April 28, 2016 at 12:55 pm

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