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Light, Shadows and Geometry

mumbaby(Leica D-Lux 5)

The scene appealed to me in a subconscious way when it came into my view. I stopped but waited for something to appear to make the shot complete.  What in the scene appealed to me was made clearer when the lady with the push-car entered into the viewfinder. It was the combination of the light, shadows and especially the repetitive triangular patterns that lasted my attention for a longer span.

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And the longer I looked at the scene, the more it presented itself as a landscape image:

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Although these sprang to mine and were correlated as if automatically on the spot, it could possibly be related to my penchant for observing, comparing and differentiating environmental elements. Doing such practice could stand a photographer in good stead too for taking a shot is as much a matter of catching the right moment as using the photographer’s consciously accumulated experience in doing the shot in most cases where the scene is too fleeting for alerting a photographer without a practised eye.

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