Abstract Photos of Trees, Water, Sand and Rocks
A Different Take on Reality
An Abstract landscape photography gallery by Joseph C. Filer with abstract photos depicting, in the abstract, a variety of subjects such as trees, water, skies, desert rock formations and more.
Abstract landscape and nature photographs are for sale as Limited Edition Fine Art Paper Prints, Chromaluxe ® Metal Prints, and non-glare TruLife ® Acrylic Prints. Frames and large-scale prints 8 feet or more in size are available.
The Abstract Photography Experience
When I’m photographing landscapes, I am always on the lookout for a small scene that would make a good abstract photograph. They are generally not obvious and easy to find. What is easy is walking right past something that would work well.
I like making long exposures of water to create an abstract image. Ocean waves are great for this. The vertical blurring of trees is also fun to do. Too many times I finish taking the landscape photograph that I was focused on, and I forget to look for the abstract. It’s one of those things I have to work on
What is Abstract Nature Photography?
Merriam-Webster shows an essential meaning of abstract as “expressing ideas and emotions by using elements such as colors and lines without attempting to create a realistic picture”.
Abstract Nature Photography allows the photographer to use size, color, shapes, long exposures, and other techniques to create an image that is much different from what it is in reality. This is when some real fun begins in creating a fine art print that may or may not be clear as to what it is.
The Beauty and Freedom of Abstract Nature Photography
Every landscape photographer probably has a different definition of what Abstract Nature or Landscape Photography means to them. That is the great thing about it. For some, it may mean close-up photography of a variety of subjects. For others, it may mean a photograph that is blurred or distorted to the point that it is impossible to know what it is. All of it is good.
Abstract photography gives the photographer total freedom in a way that normal landscape photography does not. There is no Rule of Thirds, foreground objects to include or any other of the usual compositional concerns.
Total freedom does bring with it the challenge of finding a compelling subject or photographing something in a way that makes it interesting. In many ways, it can be more difficult. My favorite abstract image is the one that you aren’t sure what it is, but when explained, you see it.
Abstract photography is a fun opportunity for the photographer to take the time to really examine their surroundings. You can easily walk right by something that would make a great abstract image. Like in life, sometimes you just need to slow down and smell the roses.
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